YUMA PROVING GROUND

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting: Responding to the Call

Story by Sgt Isaac Martinez on 07/16/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (July 16, 2019) As smoke filled the cabin of an American Airlines aircraft carrying 154 passengers, the pilots and crew were forced to make a quick decision. "When the flight attendants told us that there was smoke,
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Yuma Proving Ground Conditioning Chambers section transports close to six-million pounds of explosives yearly

Story by Ana Henderson on 07/08/2019 If you are on a munitions test site, you know once the white truck with the explosives' sign arrives it is go time. That truck is manned by one of the nearly 40 members of the conditioning chambers shop. These are the men who
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From customer to commander: U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center commander looks to future

Story by Mark Schauer on 07/08/2019 It is vital that all military equipment work wherever in the world American Soldiers need it, and even a cursory examination of our nation's history shows that extreme cold is a weather condition American troops have had to contend with more than once. From
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U.S. Army Yuma Test Center welcomes new commander

Story by Mark Schauer on 06/20/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- Lt. Col. Alicia Johnson assumed command of U.S. Army Yuma Test Center (YTC) on June 20 from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Timothy Matthews in a ceremony held in front of the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) Heritage Center Museum.
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Brazilian Air Force tests new plane at Yuma Proving Ground

Story by Ana Henderson on 06/05/2019 Yuma Test Center (YTC) is the Army's premier test center for air delivery testing. There are several factors which account for this, Air Delivery Test Officer Carlos Anaya explains. "YTC has the facilities, manpower, instrumentation, and great weather year round for Air Delivery Operations."
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Young red-tailed hawk rescued at Yuma Proving Ground is released back into the wild

Story by Ana Henderson on 06/05/2019 Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) is made up of 1,300 square miles, around the same size as the state of Rhode Island. Within those miles a variety of wild animals inhibit the land, one of which is the red-tailed hawk. Recently a family of red-tailed
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Game-changing unmanned aircraft tested at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

Story by Mark Schauer on 05/22/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG)is currently the epicenter of testing for the Army's top modernization priority: long-range precision artillery fires. Artillery testing has long been the proving ground's bread and butter, but aviation testing for both military and civilia
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U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground testing vital to Army's modernization priorities

Story by Mark Schauer on 03/12/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) is hot in more ways than one. The proving ground actively supports six of the Army Futures Command's Cross Functional Teams (CFTs) building the Army's future force, which seeks to retain overmatch with near-peer
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Fix, Fly, Fight: MAG-13 & 39 flex muscle

Story by MAJ Josef Patterson on 02/22/2019 Showcasing a capability to support and integrate aviation combat power, Marine Aircraft Groups (MAG) 13 and 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), launched more than 100 aircraft in a short period from four locations in support of multiple training events throughout Southern California,
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1st SFG(A) Green Berets drop into Yuma Proving Grounds

Story by SGT Ian Ives on 01/29/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Arizona- Green Berets from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) traveled from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. to Yuma Proving Grounds on January 10, to practice Military Free Fall operations. This three week training exercise helped hone high altitude low opening (HALO)
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1-1 CAV tests Trophy Active Protection System for tanks

Story by Winifred Brown on 01/18/2019 By Wendy Brown Fort Bliss Garrison Public Affairs OROGRANDE, N.M. Soldiers assigned to Company D, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, tested a tank protection system at Fort Bliss Dec. 1-13, 2018, that engages threats in the
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