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September 28, 1912
Cpl. Frank S. Scott became the first enlisted fatality in Signal Corps Aviation.

September 28, 1921
Lt. John A. Macready flew his Lepere Biplane to a 34,508-foot world record. He received the Mackay Trophy for this flight.

September 28, 1948
The Army Signal Corps released a balloon at Belmar, N.J., and it set a 140,000-foot altitude record.

September 28, 1950
At Holloman AFB, N.M, eight white mice survived a balloon flight to 97,000 feet.

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Detachment 1 (Edwards AFB, Calif.)
Mission:
Lead agency for accomplishing Block 2 and 3 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation of the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, United Kingdom Ministry of Defense, and the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Contact Information: (661) 275-2120

Detachment 2 (Eglin AFB, Fla.)
Mission: To evaluate operational system(s) mission capability, effectiveness, and suitability for Air Force and multiservice users by conducting impartial and realistic operational evaluations and assessments.
Contact Information: (850) 883-1089

Detachment 4 (Peterson AFB, Colo.)
Mission: Operationally tests space, missile, and missile defense capabilities in the battlespace environment for the warfighter.
Contact Information: (719) 556-5850

Detachment 5 (Edwards AFB, Calif.)
Mission: To ensure warfighters and logisticians have the right tools for the job....Permitting them to effectively and safely accomplish their mission.
Contact Information: (661) 277-3666

Detachment 6 (Nellis AFB, Nev.)
Mission:
To plan and conduct realistic, objective, and impartial operational test and evaluation of fighter aircraft. 
Contact Information: (702) 652-4325
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Maj. Gen. Scott D. West
 

  

 AFOTEC Fact Sheet


A brief History and Heritage of AFOTEC

Mission:
AFOTEC tests and evaluates
new warfighting capabilities
in operationally realistic environments,
influencing and informing
national resource decisions.

AFOTEC Public Affairs
AFOTEC.PA.Workflow@us.af.mil
HQ AF Operational
Test & Evaluation Center
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
Phone: 505-846-8513
DSN: 246-8513

Last Reviewed: 02/07/2014

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