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Edwards Air Force Base to break ground on $34 million Joint Simulation Environment facility

EAB Joint Simulation Environment facility
Posted at 3:16 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 18:16:32-05

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (KERO) — Edwards Air Force Base is set to break ground on a $34.4 million Joint Simulation Environment facility.

The new 72,000 square foot facility is projected to bring 50 jobs to the base in the fields of computer science, engineering, cybersecurity, electronic-engineering technologies, and logistics.

The project will provide a state-of-the-art modeling and simulation environment to conduct fifth-generation and next-generation developmental test, operational test, and high-end advanced training and tactics development for the warfighter.

The facility will support eight High-Fidelity Dome Simulators, space to house additional dome simulators, test control rooms, support space for cyber and space test operations, data analysis and knowledge management.

The groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday and will be live streamed on their website.