JSF ramp expansion underway at Edwards

(Left to right) ) Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Sargeant, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander joins Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn, Air Force Flight Test Center Commander, and Col. Jerry Gandy, 95th Air Base Wing Commander, Feb. 25 at Edwards AFB, Calif., for the groundbreaking for the F-35 Apron and Security Upgrades project. The ramp expansion project will provide a parking apron and security fence adding 194,600 square feet of concrete ramp area for eight F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft that will be used by the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and United Kingdom during F-35 operational test and evaluation. The $4.4 million project was funded jointly with U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy military construction funds and is scheduled to be completed by May 31, 2010.

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