NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:31:45 GMT Sixty advance through NAWCWD leadership program http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6646 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Self-discovery, self-awareness, practice and patience were among the underlying themes as 60 Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees were honored for completing step 1 of the command’s Professional at all... Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:03:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6646 Weapons Division LRASM teammates recognized for Safety Excellence http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6645 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Members of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile System Safety Team at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division were among those recognized during recent the Fiscal Year 2016 Secretary of the... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6645 NAVAIR Fellows program inducts 2017 class http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6644 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Forty leading scientists and engineers were inducted into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Fellows program as new associate fellows during Sept. 14 ceremonies here and in Point Mugu, California.. Established in 2000,... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6644 PEO (U&W) launches program to rapidly deliver new technology http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6643 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND,  PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO (U&W)) has started a new initiative, known as Innovation and Modernization-Patuxent River (IMPAX), to bring emerging technologies and capabilities to the fleet faster. The... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6643 NAVAIR wins Department of the Navy financial management awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6642 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Several NAVAIR employees were recognized for their financial management achievements at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy’s (Financial Management and Comptroller) annual awards ceremony Aug. 23 in Washington,... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6642 PMA-262 welcomes new program manager http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6641 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND  PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office (PMA-262) welcomed a new program manager during a change of command ceremony  Sept. 5 at NAS Patuxent River. The Honorable Sean J. Stackley, Assistant... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6641 NAWCWD hosts annual recruitment for wounded warriors, individuals with disabilities http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6640 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The Equal Employment Opportunity Office and Human Resources Department at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division welcomed nearly 30 candidates to the annual Individuals with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors recruiting... Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:25:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6640 Quads for Squads: Marine Corps infantry receive small quadcopters http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6639 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – The Marine Corps has started equipping infantry units with small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) quadcopters to bring greater situational awareness to troops on the ground. During last year’s Modern Day Marine expo held at Quantico,... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6639 40 Year Award for Overton http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6638 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:44:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6638 Point Mugu Sea Range fields new capability http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6637 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - This summer, the Point Mugu Sea Range adopted a new directed energy test atmospherics-based system that might be a game-changer in their ability to measure and predict weather conditions on... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6637 NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 future leaders http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6636 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6636 First production contract awarded for CH-53K King Stallion http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6635 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (September 1, 2017) -- The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded a sole source, Fixed Price Incentive Firm, Firm Fixed Price, Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee contract  to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin company, for the... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 18:10:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6635 FRCSW FST Member Wins Joey Miller Engineering Excellence Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6634 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA - Naval Air Systems Command aerospace engineer Gregory Kerr was presented the 2016 Joey Miller Engineering Excellence Award during ceremonies Sept. 6 in the Building 325 conference room aboard Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW). E-2/C-2... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6634 Chirkis earns civilian service award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6632 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - In honor of his technical leadership contributions to the areas of system safety engineering and major weapon system acquisition, Ken Chirkis received a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award from Rear... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6632 NAWCAD Lakehurst recognizes Program Management Team Leader of the Year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6631 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A U.S. Navy team leader was recognized during an award ceremony hosted by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst on the Lakehurst side of base Aug. 30 for his leadership and dedication... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:52:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6631 FRCSW Repairs Heat-Damaged Blue Angels Hornet http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6630 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA - At their Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake air show in March, the Navy’s elite Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron (NFDS) ---- the Blue Angels ---- realized something was amiss with their Number... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:42:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6630 OJT: Op teaches use of new kit while accomplishing needed repair on V-22 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6629 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — A V-22 in-process at Fleet Readiness Center East needing work performed under its wing gave several FRC mechanics from the East Coast a special on-the-job training opportunity Aug. 7-11. The need to replace... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6629 China Lake recognizes 45 Project Management 101 graduates http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6627 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Project Management 101, a locally developed, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division-sponsored program, honored 45 graduates at China Lake on Aug. 29 for completing 80 hours of training over the... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6627 NAVAIR engineer named recipient of Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6626 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) engineer was recognized by the National Blacks in Government (BIG) organization as a recipient of the BIG Military Meritorious Service Award. Ben Yearwood, Aircraft Wiring Support Equipment Commodity/ Peculiar Support... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:24:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6626 ‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6625 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Staring down at her weapon while on her fourth deployment to Afghanistan, Tracy Hurtt was delirious. “Pick me up,” she heard the weapon say. Hurtt, a retired Army sergeant first class and... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6625