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  • 572-Ride Program

    If anyone is interested in becoming a 572-Ride volunteer, here is how the program works: Volunteers are on standby for a one week period, Thursday (0001hrs) - Wednesday (2359hrs). This means you must be able to be reached whether it is by phone, cell phone or pager 24/7 for the week you volunteer, except during duty hours.Requests (calls) are made
  • T-38 Talon

    Mission The T-38A Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Air Education and Training Command is the primary user of the T-38A for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. Air
  • F-22 Raptor

    Mission The F-22 Raptor is the Air Force's newest fighter aircraft. Its combination of stealth, supercruise, maneuverability, and integrated avionics, coupled with improved supportability, represents an exponential leap in warfighting capabilities. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of

    Mission The F-4 Phantom II is a twin engine, all weather, tactical fighter-bomber. It originally performed three tactical air roles: air superiority, interdiction and close-air support. The F-4 continues to serve in retirement as the QF-4 Aerial Target, an unmanned, high performance aerial target used for live air-to-air and surface-to-air missile
  • Detachment 1, 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron

    The 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron at Tyndall and Holloman AFB (Detachment 1) operates the Department of Defense's only full-scale aerial target program, maintaining an inventory of 24 modified QF-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for this purpose. It also provides BQM-167 subscale aerial targets to gulf range customers at Tyndall AFB. Full and subscale
  • 846th Test Squadron

    The 846th Test Squadron operates the Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) which simulates selected portions of the flight environment under accurately programmed and instrumented conditions. This capability fills the gap between laboratory investigations and full scale flight tests. The squadron is also DoD's "Center of Expertise" for all
  • 746th Test Squadron

    The 746th Test Squadron (TS), also known as the Central Inertial and GPS Test Facility (CIGTF), is the DoD's designated lead test organization chartered to test and evaluate Global Positioning System (GPS) user equipment (UE) and integrated GPS based guidance and navigation systems. To this end, the 746 TS manages the tri-service GPS Test Center of
  • 781st Test Squadron

    The 781st Test Squadron operates the National Radar Cross Section Test Facility (NRTF). For more information please call 575-679-3365.
  • German Air Force

    The German Air Force has been training its aircrews in the United States since 1958. This training took place on various bases throughout the states before it was moved to Holloman Air Force Base, NM, in 1992. German Air Force pilot candidates learn to fly in Texas at U.S. Air Force undergraduate pilot training. The future Weapon System Officers
  • 846 TS - The Need for Speed

    THE NEED FOR SPEED In the beginning there was the Snark. That is how the Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) got its start. The Snark, a name taken from the Lewis Carroll poem, was a ground-launched, jet-powered cruise missile with a range of nearly 1500 miles, weighing nearly 14 tons and was the size of a large jet fighter. It was designed to
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