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  • BEYA 2022 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award

    In October 2021, Maj. Roashelle “Thorn” Rose, of the 453rd Electronic Warfare Squadron (EWS), received notice that she had been named the Black Engineer of the Year, for the 2022 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award. The Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award is a part of the BEYA Science, Technology,

  • RAAF participates in Exercise Lightning Spear 2021

    New F-35As from the Royal Australian Air Force’s No 77 Squadron participated in Exercise Lightning Spear 2021, a live-missile firing event supported by the 53rd Wing and Eglin Air Force Base.

  • AF to field new bladder relief device, working toward “suite of options”

    The Air Force is slated to receive the first shipment of the Omni Gen. 3 Skydrate, an improved in-flight bladder relief device, early next month. The Air Force recognized that current devices were not optimized for long-duration sorties, and as a result, aircrew were routinely dehydrating themselves

  • 53rd unit tests container against chemical/biological attacks

    The 52d Wing, 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently tested a modified shipping container called a Collective Protection Conex against biological and chemical attacks. Agile Combat Support division engineers and chemists evaluated the heavily modified and instrumented conex’s airlock