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  • HH-60W Jolly Green II begins live-fire testing

    Deep within Eglin’s range, rapid, powerful gunfire reverberated across the expanse beginning Aug. 17. Live fire testing began for the HH-60W Jolly Green II’s three primary weapons, the GAU-2, GAU-18 and GAU-21.
  • Jolly Green II begins aerial refueling tests

    The HH-60W Jolly Green II connected with a HC-130J tanker for the first ever aerial refueling by the Air Force’s new combat search and rescue helicopter, Aug. 5. This connection marked the start of two weeks of developmental testing of the aircraft’s aerial refueling abilities by 413th Flight Test Squadron testers and their mission partners. First contact was Aug. 5, beginning two weeks of testing.
  • Team Eglin prepared, ready for F-15EX

    In less than a year, Team Eglin takes possession of the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX. Big plans and procedures are underway so developmental and operational testing can begin as soon as possible when EX1 and EX2 arrives in 2021.
  • 53rd F-35s say goodbye Edwards, hello Nellis

    F-35s were transferred to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to continue initial operational testing with the 53rd Wing.
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