NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:59:30 GMT VX-20 welcomes new commanding officer http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6962 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 welcomed its new commanding officer during a ceremony Oct. 25 in Patuxent River. Capt. Thomas Tennant, commander of Naval Test Wing Atlantic, presided over... Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6962 PHOTO RELEASE: NAWCAD discusses upcoming acquisition initiatives with industry http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6961 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAWCAD hosted a number of small businesses to discuss upcoming acquisition initiatives during an industry day Oct. 25 in California, Maryland. The command hosts informational events periodically to open communication,... Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6961 U.S. Navy holds ceremony to mark first dedicated UAS test squadron http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6953 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Navy commissioned its first Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test and evaluation squadron during a ceremony Oct. 18 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Webster Outlying Field. The new unit,... Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6953 NAVAIR honors leading scientists and engineers of 2018 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6933 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The command’s leading scientific and technical innovators were nationally recognized during a joint ceremony at Patuxent River Naval Air Station on Sept. 26. Presided over by NAWCAD Commander and Assistant Commander... Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:05:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6933 Lemmon assumes command of Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division from Gahagan http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6918 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Rear Adm. Shane G. Gahagan turned over command of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to Rear Adm. John S. Lemmon during a change of command ceremony on... Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6918 PHOTO RELEASE: Naval Test Pilot School’s Flying Classroom Takes First Flight http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6907 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) conducted its first flight of Airborne Systems Training and Research Support (ASTARS) III, Tuesday, August 21. The first flight objective validated the aircraft’s... Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:36:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6907 Props testing completion advances AAG fidelity http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6905 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, — The team behind the Navy’s newest carrier-based aircraft recovery system, the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG), completed C-2A Greyhound, E-2C Hawkeye and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Performance Testing Aug. 11 at a land-based test site located... Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:11:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6905 Innovation Hub Opens at Patuxent River http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6897 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 20:31:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6897 Rioux assumes command of the United States Naval Test Pilot School from Hargreaves http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6878 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Cmdr. William E. R. Hargreaves turned over command of the United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) to Cmdr. Glenn P. Rioux during a change of command ceremony on Thursday,... Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6878 U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Accepts Flying Classroom, ASTARSIII http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6872 NAVAL AIR WARFARE COMMAND AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) welcomed Airborne Systems Training and Research Support (ASTARS) III aircraft, the newest generation of flying classrooms, today at Naval Air Station Patuxent... Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6872 NAWCAD hosts Unmanned Air Systems competition http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6853 NAVAL AIR WARFARE COMMAND AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAWCAD recently hosted the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI) 16th annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) competition at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) Webster Field in... Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:09:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6853 NAVAIR team receives top environmental excellence award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6848 NAVAL AIRWARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.— The Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) 4.3.4 Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) team received their Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Awards during a ceremony here, June 13. The... Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:28:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6848 PHOTO RELEASE: U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Graduates Class 153 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6847 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School held a graduation ceremony for Class 153 on Friday, June 8. Thirty-four students successfully completed the intense 11-month course of instruction and were designated... Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6847 NAWCAD employees named Outstanding Technology Transfer Professionals http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6836 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – NAWCAD’S Michelle Miedzinski and Rick Tarr of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) were recently named this year’s Outstanding Technology Transfer Professionals by the Federal Lab Consortium. The award recognizes the efforts of... Tue, 29 May 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6836 NAWCAD division earns aerospace quality management certification http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6834 NAVAL AIRWARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAWCAD’S Aircraft Prototype Systems Division (APSD) recently earned the SAE Aerospace Standard AS9100D certification following a thourough evaluation by independent auditors. The AS9100D standard certification ensures that every aerospace supplier meets recognized industry quality... Tue, 29 May 2018 13:07:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6834 Two honored with Tester of the Year Awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6820 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) honored Maj. Eric Northam with the USMC Military Tester of the Year, and Jacob Rohrer with the U.S. Navy Civilian Tester of the Year. The... Thu, 17 May 2018 13:52:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6820 NAWCAD personnel honored with Navy awards for excellence in test and evaluation http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6809 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—Two NAWCAD personnel and one team were honored with Department of the Navy (DON) Test and Evaluation Awards during a ceremony here. Mr. Carroll P. “Rick” Quade, Deputy, DON Test and Evaluation, presented... Mon, 07 May 2018 15:38:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6809 NAWCAD engineer wins 2018 Asian American Most Promising Engineer of the Year award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6799 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Jennifer Lam-Nguyen Pham won Asian American Most Promising Engineer of the Year at the 2018 Asian American Engineer of the Year awards ceremony held April 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Pham was honored for her... Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:36:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6799 First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6793 Significant milestone for live virtual constructive testing Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live,... Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:47:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6793 New Atlantic Test Ranges high-security operations center dedicated at Pax River http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6786 The long-awaited ribbon cutting for a new high-security operations center at the Atlantic Test Ranges (ATR) took place March 27 before a group of Navy officials and distinguished visitors at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Leslie Taylor, executive director of the... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:59:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6786