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704th/96th Test Group

The 96th Test Group at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, is a unit of the 96th Test Wing, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB (AFMC), FL.

The Test Group's mission is to operate world-class test facilities for high speed sled track testing, navigation and guidance system testing, radar signature measurements, weapon systems flight testing, and Air Force Liaison for all AF programs tested at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR).
The following categories of tests are conducted by the group:

586th Flight Test Squadron - Flight Tests (more information)

746th Test Squadron - Guidance/Navigational Tests (more information) to include:
  • Inertial Navigation
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

781st Test Squadron - National RCS Test Facility (more information)

796th Test Support Squadron - Support 96 TG test missions

◾Budget/Finance
◾Plans/Programs
◾Facilities/Environmental
◾Information Systems
◾Logistics
◾Vehicle Fleet Management


846th Test Squadron - Rocket Sled Tests (more information) to include:

  • High Speed Tests
  • Ejection Seat Tests
  • Supersonic Track Tests
  • Hypersonic Tests
Det 1, 96th TG - All Air Force testing at White Sands Missile Range

Link to 96th Test Group History