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  • Using dynamite and TNT to enhance nuclear mission

    Ten sticks of medium-grade dynamite, 60 pounds of C4, two-and-a-half pounds of Semtex and six canisters of TNT made for an explosive day for members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center.Airmen from the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron, AFTAC’s Systems Development Directorate personnel tested a

  • SecAF briefed on AFTAC role in nuclear explosions

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center Feb. 8, 2018 to get a first-hand glimpse into the role the center plays in worldwide nuclear event detection.The Air Force Technical Applications Center hosted Wilson while she was in

  • Holmes, Batten pay first visit to nuclear treaty monitoring center

    The commander of Air Combat Command paid his first visit to the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center recently to meet the Airmen responsible for providing forensic-level scientific data to support ACC and national decision makers.Gen. Mike Holmes, accompanied by his command