The 704th Test Group (TG) mission is to operate world-class test facilities for guidance and navigation system testing, high-speed sled track testing, radar signature measurements, aircraft survivability testing, landing gear testing and weapons system flight testing, as well as test and evaluation liaison for U.S. Air Force Research and Development programs working with directed energy. The 704 TG commander also serves as White Sands Missile Range Deputy for Air Force and is responsible for all Air Force test events at WSMR.