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  • 5th SOS tests new aircrew mask for C-130 enterprise

    The 5th Special Operations Squadron demonstrated the unique capabilities of the unit while testing a new protective mask for the 53rd Wing.  The squadron tested the Joint Service Aircrew Mask for Strategic Aircraft, which is slated to replace the current Aircrew Eye and Respiratory Protection System

  • Eglin squadron begins radar system tests on CV-22

    Eglin’s tilt and rotary wing test squadron pilots logged their first CV-22 Osprey flight incorporating a terrain following and avoidance radar system called Silent Knight here June 23. That initial flight using an Air Force Special Operations Command CV-22, crewed by Majors Jon Appleby, 413th Flight