Winter Weather Notice – January 16, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Arnold Air Force Base and surrounding locations are under a Winter Storm Watch through 6:00 PM CST, Sunday, January 16. With temperatures not warming significantly above freezing across the entire mid-state region until afternoon hours on Tuesday, any moisture remaining on area roadways will likely remain frozen. Continue to exercise caution on area roadways through Tuesday. NAS Base Ops and CW Resources are monitoring the situation and are treating our roads, parking lots, and sidewalks as necessary.

Please use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor and record PTO, Comp Time, or Vacation, as applicable, on your time record.

As a reminder, the most dangerous part of your commute can be walking from your vehicle to your work location.

  • Look for and take the safe path
  • Keep your eyes on the path
  • Wear footwear appropriate for the weather conditions

The NAS Management Team will continue to monitor this storm’s impact and will provide updates as needed. Employees can check for updates on the NAS external website (nas-llc.us).

Winter Weather Notice – January 15-16, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Arnold Air Force Base and surrounding locations are under a Winter Storm Watch from 6:00 PM CST, Saturday, January 15, until 6:00 PM CST, Sunday, January 16. The weather forecast is indicating heavy, wet snow with accumulations of 3 to 7 inches possible across all of middle Tennessee.

Please use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor and record PTO, Comp Time, or Vacation, as applicable, on your time record.

A reminder the most dangerous part of your commute can be walking from your vehicle to your work location.

  • Look for and take the safe path
  • Keep your eyes on the path
  • Wear footwear appropriate for the weather conditions

The NAS Management Team will continue to monitor this storm’s impact and will provide updates as needed. Employees can check for updates on the NAS external website (nas-llc.us).

Winter Weather Notice – January 6, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Arnold Air Force Base and surrounding locations are under a Winter Weather Advisory on Thursday, January 6, from 4:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST.  The weather forecast is indicating snow with accumulations of 2 to 3 inches across most of middle Tennessee.  Thursday morning, areas south of Interstate 40 will experience some freezing rain and sleet, but this mixed precipitation will eventually change to snow.

Please use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work.  If you come to work, please be careful on your commute, and exercise caution when exiting your vehicle and walking to your work location. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor and record PTO, Comp Time, or Vacation, as applicable, on your time record.

The NAS Management Team will continue to monitor this storm’s impact and will provide updates as needed.

Winter Weather Notice January 2, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Arnold Air Force Base and surrounding locations are under a Winter Weather Advisory from Sunday, January 2, 3:00 PM CST, until Monday, January 3, 3:00 AM CST. The weather forecast is indicating snow with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches across most of middle Tennessee and 2 to 3 inches along the central and southern Cumberland Plateau.

Please use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work. If you come to work, please be careful on your commute, and exercise caution when exiting your vehicle and walking to your work location. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor and record PTO, Comp Time, or Vacation, as applicable, on your time record.

The NAS Management Team will continue to monitor this storm’s impact and will provide updates as needed.

National Aerospace Solutions recognizes team members for significant contributions in support of AEDC mission

Team members with National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, were recently recognized for their significant contributions to the AEDC mission at the NAS Salute to Excellence Annual Employee Awards ceremony. Employees are nominated annually for Salute to Excellence awards based on their superior performance in supporting the company’s core values and in technical excellence. Out of approximately 1,700 NAS Team employees, 80 were nominated, and only 16 selected.
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Innovative solutions, improvements proposed by NAS interns during summer program

Internships with National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) are not just summer jobs. Interns are assigned projects that involve complex mathematical calculations, drafting work instruction documents, building databases, writing code, and stress analysis calculations. Their work requires coordination across multiple departments and functions at AEDC. In just 10-12 weeks, interns have the opportunity to solve real problems and develop improvements that make a lasting, positive impact at AEDC.
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NAS “shops small” through small business program at AEDC

National Aerospace Solutions, LLC (NAS) met or surpassed all pledged goals in their small business subcontracting plan in their fifth year as the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC).  Small business goals are established in the NAS prime contract and performance against these goals is tracked annually to ensure collaboration with local, regional, and national members of the small business community to identify potential small business opportunities to successfully deliver products and services to support the AEDC mission. Goals are measured by identifying a percentage of subcontracting dollars spent for the year in six different small business categories.
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Winter Weather Update February 18 2021

The weather forecast is indicating mixed precipitation with snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Plan on slippery road conditions as the temperature drops below freezing.

NAS Base Operations is monitoring and treating the roads and parking lots and CW Resources is monitoring and treating the sidewalks at AEDC to make on-site travel safer, however you should use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor.
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Winter Weather Update February 14 2021

NAS Team,

Roads and other paved surfaces at AEDC and surrounding locations are at present potentially icy. AEDC and the surrounding locations are under a Winter Storm Warning from Sunday 6:00 PM CST until Tuesday 6:00 AM CST. The weather forecast is indicating heavy mixed precipitation with total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch. In preparation for the storm, NAS Base Operations is working to treat the roads and parking lots and CW Resources is treating the sidewalks at AEDC to make on-site travel safer, however you should use judgment when deciding whether or not to commute to work. If you decide to stay home because you cannot get to work safely, please notify your supervisor. If you do come to work, please be careful when exiting your vehicle and walking to your work location.
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AEDC 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel restored to operational status

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. – On Jan. 21, 2021, the multi-year efforts of many, yielded the desired results with a successful air-on test run in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel, or 16S, and return to service of the test facility.

“Wind Tunnel 16S will provide the nation a significant capability to rapidly develop weapon systems critical to the National Defense Strategy,” said Lt. Col. John McShane, Aerodynamics Test Branch Materiel leader. “We can now assess weapon system performance in a controlled environment at parts of the envelope that were previously unattainable.”
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