Two Eglin Air Force Base jets were the source of explosion-like booms heard in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties this morning, according to Eglin officials.

The 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron is conducting a training mission in the county this morning, officials said.

A spokesperson for Eglin confirmed the booms this morning were most likely a pair of F-16s performing a close air support test mission.

Base personnel have declined to disclose further details about the nature of the training exercise.

Officials in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties reported receiving numerous calls from citizens who said that deafening booms had rattled their homes and windows.

County officials are advising residents that the training mission poses no danger to citizens.

The 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron is responsible for conducting operational test and evaluation, tactics development, and programs for F-15C, F-15E, and F-16CM aircraft.

The 85th tests and evaluates current and future weapons, associated electronic warfare subsystems, the newest air-to ground munitions, air-to-air missiles, electronic warfare systems, and associated subcomponents and avionics.