By Michael R. Thirtle, Michael Boito, Ian P. Cook, Bernard Fox, Phyllis Gilmore

Past due in 1996, the Air strength enlisted RAND's support to answer inquiries from Congress concerning the results of a particular Air strength inspiration to consolidate and divest a element of Eglin Air strength Base's attempt and review functions. The research came across components of economic benefit within the inspiration but in addition components that won't be low-priced. The authors spotlight parts of probability for Air strength attention ahead of implementation.

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The AFMC plan did not specifically address the effects on the 53rd Wing. 4. Overall, the AFMC plan reduces 96 positions, from the original 1,691 positions to the planned 1,595. This is a net change (reduction) of 6 percent, based primarily on the idea that combining organizations will result in efficiencies. Findings. Our analysis rejects the AFMC claim that a 6-percent efficiency could be achieved. We believe the savings for AFMC are greater. Our first challenge was to identify how many of these maintainers were associated with the specific workload that is scheduled to move to Edwards.

One C-130. The primary mission of this uniquely equipped, dedicated AFMC test-bed aircraft is Airborne Seeker Evaluations and Test System testing. The aircraft also supports Advanced Tactical Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration and other airborne directed-energy testing. Effect of Moving FHP to Edwards AFB. The primary issue with consolidating the two aircraft fleets is whether all the 46th Test Wing’s aircraft will be necessary when collocated with the 412th Test Wing. AFMC’s annual T&E Fleet Board Minutes, dated June 6, 2006, specifically state: F-16 Fleet Reduction (Approved)—The AFMC Plan for implementing PBD-720 contract reduction achieves efficiencies though fleet consolidation.

Finally, we met with congressional staffs several times to keep them abreast of our research approach and methodology and to ensure that they were in agreement with the scope of our work. 6 Effects on Customers We also considered what the effects on customers of the T&E facilities and ranges that were analyzed in the AFMC proposal would be. The Air Armament Center (AAC), in conjunction with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ), collected data from customers of the 46th Test Wing facilities and range at Eglin AFB, Florida, and at Holloman AFB, New Mexico.

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