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New Sandia owner / Sandia Lab News article on the Tonopah Test Range

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posted on May, 1 2017 @ 04:29 AM
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Lockheed Martin out
Honeywell in.

Honeywell runs Sandia through this holding conpany:
www.ntess-llc.com...

One of the Lab News articles is also presented as a web page:
www.sandia.gov...

But the pdf has an article on the B61-12:
www.sandia.gov...

You may note Brian Adkins is listed as the "range manager". Previously his title was the base commander. You can Google Brian Adkins for his USAF experience.

I managed to corner the president of Sandia after a public presentation regarding how Sandia gets transfered from owner to owner. She said it was hard to explain, and after the explanation, I agreed. But it has something to do with a transfer of 100 shares of stock.

Note that the Tonopah Test Range is joint managed by both the USAF and the DOE (Department of Energy). Sandia is associated with the DOE, though they do testing for the USAF.

who is in charge?




posted on May, 1 2017 @ 06:23 PM
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This is an excerpt from Brian Adkins' LinkedIn. He sure sounds like the TTR base commander.


www.linkedin.com...


Currently leading 50+ personnel for oversight of 280 sq miles of operational testing range supervising all infrastructure, operations, and safety matters for flight test events. Former Senior Air Force officer experienced in collaborative work environments, C2, leadership, joint strategic planning, and all aspects of operational warfare. Broad skill base in remotely piloted aircraft operations, low observables, global C2, advanced technology concepts, joint training, operational test and evaluation, and large program management. Specialties: Tactical aviation, training, command and control, net-centric operations, low observables, unmanned air systems/vehicles, flight and ground safety, aircraft systems, leadership, supervision, consulting, international agreements, Federal Aviation Administration issues, marketing



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