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Innovative lab gives civil engineers place to manage infrastructure

The 412th Civil Engineer Squadron stood-up a new enabler for Industrial Control Systems; the ICS Innovation Lab is at full operational capability!

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Air Force Test Center command team outlines vision

As the lead agency in the realm of test and evaluation, the Air Force Test Center is tasked with testing tomorrow’s aerospace systems while keeping an eye on an ever-changing technological horizon.

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NexGen IT coming to 412th Civil Engineer Group

In order to more accurately track facility assets and make better risk management decisions with limited funding, the Air Force is replacing the facility legacy systems — Work Information Management System , Automated Civil Engineering System, and Maximo — with one comprehensive system known as NexGen IT.

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Test team verifies procedures to recover downed F-35

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere.

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Edwards AFB answers call for assistance in high-priority Navy, RAN test

Late last year, the Air Force Test Center and Team Edwards stepped up to help the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy with a critical test off the coast of California.


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Flight tests help qualify nuclear bomb for U.S., NATO aircraft

Posted  November 15, 2017

The Air Force recently completed a series of initial tests to qualify a nuclear gravity bomb for multiple U.S. and NATO aircraft. The B61-12, the follow-on to the family of B61 nuclear gravity bombs, is a key component of the U.S. nuclear deterrence strategy. Employed by a variety of U.S. and NATO aircraft, the B61-12…

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Nov. 15

Posted  November 15, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein deliver the State of the Air Force Address at the Pentagon, and Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air Force Operations, testifies about Aviation readiness to the House…

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CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

Posted  November 10, 2017

Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.

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BAF team readying for stealth bomber testing

Posted  November 10, 2017

Last November, a B-2 Spirit entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the first time.

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Health & Safety

MDG promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

Posted  November 10, 2017

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the third Thursday of November is also when the American Cancer Society promotes their annual Great American Smokeout — the one day a year where smokers across the nation can make a plan to quit … a step toward cancer risk reduction and a healthier lifestyle. This year’s…

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