November 29, 1942 Forty-four C-47s of the 62nd and 64th Troop-Carrier Groups from Twelfth Air Force dropped 530 British paratroopers near Tunis in an attempt to capture Oudna Airbase. The attempt failed due to German counterattacks.
November 29, 1943 Twelfth Air Force sent 25 B-25s to bomb military installations and rail facilities in the first American raid on Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
November 29, 1949 Jacqueline Cochran set an international speed record of 436.995 mph for 310.685 miles without a payload in an F-51 Mustang at the Desert Center, in Mount Wilson Course, Calif.
November 29, 1957 Gen. Thomas D. White disclosed the development of an anti-missile called the Wizard, the assignment of intercontinental and intermediate-range ballistic missile programs to Strategic Air Command, and a transfer of the 1st Missile Division to SAC. Also, the San Bernardino Air Force Depot, Calif. would assume support for long-range ballistic missile programs.
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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