NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:36:23 GMT PMA-208 welcomes new program manager http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6886 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6886 U.S. Navy, Australia sign agreement for Triton UAS http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6860 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. -- The Australian government signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Navy June 25, to purchase up to six MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). The MOU outlines the cooperative agreement between the two... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6860 PEO(U&W) welcomes Corey, says farewell to Darrah after 36 years of service http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6808 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A new admiral took the reins of leadership for the Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO(U&W)) during a change of command ceremony May 3 at Patuxent River. Rear Adm.... Thu, 03 May 2018 14:18:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6808 Marines complete first F/A-18, APKWS operational flights http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6794 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. –  The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 squadrons recently flew with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), a highly accurate 2.75 rocket that provides air-to-ground weapon support. APKWS allows the F/A-18A-D to maintain a forward-firing,... Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:14:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6794 Navy announces plans to field new unmanned, weapons systems at Sea-Air-Space Expo http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6781 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—The unmanned MQ-4C Triton aircraft remains on schedule to arrive in Guam later this year to begin an early operational capability, said Capt. Dan Mackin, Triton program manager, April 9 during the 2018 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. The U.S. Navy’s new... Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6781 Fleeger named Marine Corps acquisition officer of the year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6738 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Lt. Col. Kate Fleeger played a key role in increasing the fleet’s future capabilities and readiness, earning her the title of  Marine Corps’ Acquisition Officer of the Year. Local Marine Corps Aviation Association... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6738 New Harpoon Block II+ missile completes operational test shot http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6726 Point Mugu Sea Test Range, Calif. -- The Navy is closer to delivering the new Harpoon Block II+ missile to the fleet after completing a flight test Jan. 22 at Point Mugu Sea Test Range. The test demonstrated the missile’s ability... Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6726 Navy tests new joint-air-to-ground missile on AH-1Z helicopter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6717 Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Md. – The Navy successfully completed its first Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) flight test on the AH-1Z helicopter Dec.5 at Patuxent River. During the flight, aircrew aboard the AH-1Z navigated the missile through various operational modes and exercised its active... Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6717 Navy completes LRASM milestone test event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6709 Point Mugu Sea Test Range, Calif.  – The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) after completing another milestone test flight from an Air Force  B-1B Lancer Dec. 8 over Point Mugu Sea Test... Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:32:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6709 Unmanned Carrier Aviation program office welcomes new leadership http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6700 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.–The Unmanned Carrier Aviation office (PMA-268) welcomed a new program manager during a change of command ceremony Nov. 21 in Patuxent River.  Capt. Beau Duarte, who will retire in April after 28 years of service, transferred leadership to... Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6700 JSOW C-1 achieves full operational capability http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6658 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Department of the Navy recently declared the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 ready for full operational capability. All U.S. squadrons are now outfitted with JSOW C-1, the Navy’s first air-to-ground network-enabled weapon... Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:52:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6658 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 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 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 RQ-21A Blackjack team cuts costs by simulating sea-based tests http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6621 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  – The RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test team saved time and money recently by completing a portion of the  traditional sea based approaches in a simulated environment at the UAS Test Directorate... Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6621 Navy completes first LRASM free flight from B-1B Lancer http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6618 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  – The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin conducted the first free flight launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from a B-1B Lancer Aug.17 over Point Mugu Sea Range in California. This event marked... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:18:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6618 Tomahawk production team delivers 4,000th missile http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6616 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.-- The U.S. Navy and Tomahawk manufacturer Raytheon Missile Systems Company celebrated the  delivery of the 4,000th Block IV cruise missile to the fleet in August. “Tomahawk is known as the ‘nation’s weapon of choice’ and... Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6616 New leadership assumes command of PMA-242 program office http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6584 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Direct and Time Sensitive Strike Weapons office (PMA-242) welcomed a new program manager during a ceremony held June 29 in Patuxent River. The change of command ceremony,  presided by Rear Adm. Mark Darrah,... Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6584 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems program leadership changes hands http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6566 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. –  Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-263) welcomed new leadership during a change of command ceremony held aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, June 9. In Marine... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6566 MQ-25 program validates future mission control system through simulated test http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6519 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The Navy’s MQ-25 program completed its first demonstration representing how the mission control system located aboard the aircraft carrier will control and transmit information to an unmanned air vehicle in the future. The... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:04:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6519