586th Flight Test Squadron
The 586th Flight Test Squadron (FLTS) conducts DoD weapon system development. The squadron plans, coordinates and flies developmental test and evaluation missions of advanced avionics and weapons for the Air Armament Center (AAC) and DoD contractors. The 586th provides flight test, flight test support, range coordination, airborne photo and safety chase and airborne targets for DoD flight tests on White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) and at deployed locations. Currently, the squadron possesses three modified AT-38B and one specialized C-12J.