Vision: NAS delivers the best aerospace testing capabilities today and in the future.


  • Ethics. We are uncompromising in our integrity, honesty, and fairness.
  • Safety & Health. We are relentless in keeping people safe from harm, and we provide a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Security. We are disciplined and vigilant in protecting sensitive AEDC information and ensuring system integrity to support and national security and our customers.
  • Excellence. We thrive on challenge, accomplishment, and mission success.
  • Quality. We are passionate about doing our work right the first time.
  • People. We have a mission-focused, inclusive workforce who have a diverse skill set, are committed to success, demonstrate innovation and have a can do attitude.
  • Culture. Our team is proud of our diversity, inclusiveness, and collaborative work environment. We are proud of what we do and how we do it.
  • Relationships. We build positive, long-term business relationships through trust, respect, and collaboration.
  • Innovation. We overcome challenges through creativity, perseverance, technology, and flexibility. We actively seek to continually improve.
  • Sustainability. We plan and act for the long term benefit of our communities and our environment.


  • Demonstrate Integrity. Exercise the highest level of professional and ethical behavior.
  • Are Respectful. Treat people with respect and dignity. Listen actively. Communicate in a timely and forthright manner. Never undermine colleagues.
  • Collaborate. Ask for and welcome help; offer and give it freely. Mutually resolve disagreements in good faith.
  • Earn Trust. Make commitments responsibly and always keep our word. Are candid while building shared understanding.
  • Deliver. Set high aspirations, plan responsibly, and honor all commitments.
  • Learn It, Do It, Share It. Are innovative. Seek, share, and build upon experiences and lessons learned.
  • Live Our Culture. Embrace, embody, and actively promote our Values & Covenants.