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  • 87th Electronic Warfare Squadron activated

    The 53rd Wing hosted an activation ceremony for the 87th Electronic Warfare Squadron here May 17,
  • Air Force Vice Chief of Staff visits 53rd Wing

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson toured the 53rd Wing, at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida to gain a better understanding of 53rd Electronic Warfare readiness. The 53rd Electronic Warfare Group has 28 labs that replicate the hardware for over 30 weapon systems where all EW reprogramming for Combat Air Force aircraft takes place. The 53rd Wing has 74 units in 23 locations responsible for fighter, bomber, space and remotely piloted air vehicle operational testing and evaluation, and tactics development and evaluation in the areas of electronic combat, armament, avionics and aircrew training devices.
  • 82nd ATRS clears the way

    Watching fighter aircraft zoom across the sky often conjures thoughts of strength, air superiority and sheer supremacy. For others, images of pilots, maintainers and the flightline provide that source of inspiration. What many may not realize is the importance of what happens behind-the-scenes and beneath those flying fighter jets.
  • QF-16 reaches operational capability milestone

    Air Combat Command declared Initial Operational Capability Sept. 23 for the QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target.