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Installation Overview --Eglin Air Force Base, Florida


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Installation Overview --Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

Eglin Air Force Base is the home of the Air Armament Center (AAC) and is one of four product centers in the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC). Serving as the focal point for all Air Force armaments, the AAC is the center responsible for the development, acquisition, testing, deployment and sustainment of all air-delivered weapons.

The Eglin range, managed by the 46th Test Wing, is the largest Air Force base in the free world. Located east of Pensacola, its 724 square miles of land range occupies much of the Northwest Florida panhandle. Its 101,000 square miles of air space extends over the eastern third of the Gulf of Mexico, an area extending from the panhandle to the Florida Keys.

Official website for Eglin Air Force Base

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