NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:37:33 GMT 21 graduate Project Management 101 at Point Mugu NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division recognized 21 employees for completing the Project Management 101 program during a ceremony Aug. 9 at Point Mugu; 25 more will be honored in a... Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:25:00 GMT DCELP offers intern opportunities to grow, influence NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. –  A Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Logistics and Industrial Operations Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) intern was one of 140 Department of Defense students who recently graduated from the Defense Civilian Emerging... Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:33:00 GMT COMFRC Safety rate continues to improve NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Throwing a dart in the work place isn’t safe, but DART helps managers identify safety issues and prevent mishaps and work-place accidents. Paying attention to DART has helped Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC)... Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:18:00 GMT Innovation Hub Opens at Patuxent River NAVAL AIR WARFARE COMMAND AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAWCAD Commander, Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan and Executive Director Leslie Taylor, opened the command’s new Innovation Hub (iHUB) during a ribbon cutting ceremony, Aug. 1. The iHUB is a new makerspace... Fri, 10 Aug 2018 21:31:00 GMT FRCSW Services E-2/C-2 Landing Gear NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - The maximum gross take-off weight of the E-2 Hawkeye surveillance airframe and its sister C-2 Greyhound transport is more than 52,000 pounds. Combined with landings, perhaps no other part of the aircraft absorbs as... Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:42:00 GMT NLDP participant benefits from job rotation HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Job rotations can increase retention, bolster employee motivation and satisfaction, and enhance skills and experience in an increasingly competitive workplace. Participants in NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program are required to go on six-month... Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:13:00 GMT FRC East teams with Boys and Girls Club to offer summer STEM op MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East teamed with the Boys and Girls Club to offer middle school-age youths a unique opportunity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education during summer break. The organization’s Research and... Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:43:00 GMT NAWCAD, CNATT Lakehurst partner on new ALRE simulator lab JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Two Navy organizations are partnering to bring a unique Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) simulator to the Lakehurst side of base, which will bring enhanced testing and training capabilities while saving time and money. The... Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:08:00 GMT Eco-friendly engine wash technology nears final phase of performance testing MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Centers East and Southeast engineers are completing the ground work to prepare Naval Air Systems Command for acquisition of a cost-effective and environmentally friendlier technology for cleaning engines. Chemist Keiko Sapp,... Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:33:00 GMT Innovate for safety: Cart design eliminates risks, improves workspace MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — The remedy for one shop’s imminent safety and workspace concerns was the yield of deliberations of one Fleet Readiness Center East Shop Performance Team.  Landing Gear Parts Container Dolly, engineered and manufactured by... Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:28:00 GMT Navy’s newest carrier-based catapult, trap systems steadily advance through test A look at progress one year after inaugural flights aboard Ford-class lead ship NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – One year ago, the Navy’s newest aircraft launch and recovery systems successfully conducted historic first sorties aboard the USS Gerald... Fri, 27 Jul 2018 11:04:00 GMT FRCSW Site Camp Pendleton Inducts Last AH-1W Super Cobra NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) Site Camp Pendleton marked the end of an era July 18 with the induction of the last AH-1W Super Cobra to undergo the Integrated Maintenance Program... Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:12:00 GMT PMA-208 welcomes new program manager NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Navy’s Aerial Targets Program Office (PMA-208) welcomed a new program manager during a change of command ceremony July 24 at Patuxent River. Capt. Molly Boron relieved Capt. Tom Cecil, who will assume... Thu, 26 Jul 2018 10:08:00 GMT NAVAIR logisticians visit Navy’s newest carrier NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — After touring the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier—USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)—24 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) logisticians from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, have a better understanding of the role... Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:49:00 GMT Kenan Fellow interns with FRC East MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Anthony Nesbit is an English as a Second Language teacher who is spending a few weeks of his summer engrossed in things science, technology, engineering and mathematics at Fleet Readiness Center East. The... Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:36:00 GMT Washburn assumes command at FRC West NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Lemoore, Calif.  – Captain Bret Washburn relieved Capt. Steven Leehe and assumed command of Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) West July 19.  Rear Adm. Mike Zarkowski, Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC), presided over the ceremony held at... Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:32:00 GMT Envision, execute your legacy today NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —­ “Every employee should ask themselves one question,” Assistant Commander for Logistics and Industrial Operations (AIR 6.0) Tom Rudowsky said. “‘What do I want to be credited with after I retire from civil... Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:41:00 GMT Team ‘heavy lift’ welcomes new program manager NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The H-53 Heavy Lift Helicopters Program Office (PMA-261) welcomed a new program manager during a change of command ceremony July 12. Guests gathered at the Presidential Helicopters Support Facility to watch Col. Jack... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:59:00 GMT Engineers talk disabilities in the workplace at Inclusion Month event JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst engineers discussed the importance of disclosing disabilities in the workplace during an Inclusion Month event on the Lakehurst side of base July 10. The “Abilities at NAWCAD Lakehurst”... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:48:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Command Master Chief Donald Henderson retires after 30-year career JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – “Have a fine Navy day,” was the parting salutation Sailors and civilians of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast heard from Command Master Chief Donald Henderson. His retirement ceremony at Jacksonville’s Friendship Fountain on Friday marked the end of his... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:43:00 GMT