NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Sat, 26 May 2018 23:17:38 GMT Marine Brig. Gen. Masiello new leader of PEO(A) http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6812 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Masiello assumed leadership of the Program Executive Office for Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault & Special Mission Programs, (PEO(A)), during a change of command ceremony May 7 at Naval... Fri, 11 May 2018 10:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6812 RADM Peters: Budget increase means more aircraft, better systems for Naval Aviators http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6792 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—The program executive officer (PEO) overseeing more than half of Naval Aviation’s aircraft inventory is putting recent budget increases to good use, dramatically increasing the number of aircraft it will buy in fiscal 2018 and beyond. During the 2018... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6792 Navy considering proposal for 17 Presidential Helicopters http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6778 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Four years into a $1.2 billion development contract for the new VH-92A presidential helicopter, the Navy has flown two initial test aircraft and is considering a proposal to acquire a full fleet of the new presidential helicopters. That’s according... Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:38:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6778 CH-53K demonstrates vehicle lift http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6734 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — CH-53K King Stallion successfully lifted (and set down) a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) during a demonstration, Jan. 18.  Using the single point hook, the helicopter hovered up to 100 feet for approximately 10 minutes... Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:33:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6734 PHOTO: CH-53K Demonstrates Dual Hook Jettison for First Time http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6712 Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6712 KC-130J: Creative Solution Meets Airspace Management Requirement http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6686 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, MD - The KC-130J team has designed a system that will assist airspace management authorities in locating the aircraft.  “The KC-130J Team has been given final approval for a federated ADS-B (Out) and IFF Mode 5... Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6686 Patuxent River welcomes CH-53K to flight line http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6581 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The first CH-53K King Stallion to touch down at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland arrived June 30. Relocated from Sikorsky's Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, it is the... Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:38:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6581 C-130T upgrades reduce maintenance, improve reliability http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6550 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, MD – It’s true.  Good things really do come in small packages. This was recently proven out by the Tactical Airlift Program Office (PMA-207) C-130T Electronic Propeller Control System and Engine Instrument Display System... Wed, 31 May 2017 15:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6550 U.S. Marine Corps receives approval for CH-53K King Stallion production http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6514 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) approved the Navy's request for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter program to... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6514 CH-53K King Stallion successfully completes initial operational testing http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6398 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K King Stallion helicopter completed its two-week initial operational test period, called OT-B1, Oct. 19 at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. OT-B1 included multiple external... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6398 U.S. Marine Corps takes delivery of 50th KC-130J Hercules http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6340 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Tactical Airlift Program Office (PMA-207) and Lockheed Martin delivered the 50th KC-130J “Hercules” transport aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California, Aug. 18. "The delivery of... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6340 Belvin Relieves Tobler in Anti-Submarine Warfare Systems Program http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6337 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Md. – Air Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Systems Program Office (PMA-264) held a change of command and retirement ceremony Aug. 12 here at the Rear Adm. W. A. Moffett Building. Capt. Doug Belvin relieved Capt. Matt Tobler as... Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:04:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6337 Three-year Effort Will Repair All 147 Aging CH-53E Helicopters http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6332 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—U.S. Marine Corps has begun a full reset of its CH-53E Super Stallion heavy lift helicopters, an effort aimed at significantly increasing the number of operationally fit aircraft and addressing systemic issues, which in recent... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6332 P-8A Team Wins SECNAV Award for Environmental Compliance http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6333 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations & Environment) Dennis McGinn presented the P-8A environment, safety and occupational health (ESOH) team with the Secretary of the Navy’s fiscal year 2015 environmental award for “Environmental Excellence... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:49:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6333 CH-53K achieves 27,000 pound external lift http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6301 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla – The CH-53K King Stallion successfully completed an external lift of a 27,000 pound payload at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach June 17. The aircraft executed an “out of ground effect” (OGE) external... Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6301 PHOTO: MH-60R Seahawk lands aboard Danish frigate http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6287 COPENHAGEN, Denmark – One of the first Danish MH-60R Seahawk helicopters landed aboard a Danish frigate of the IVER HUITFELDT class in Copenhagen Harbor to commemorate the U.S. Navy's delivery to the Danish Defense June 6, 2016. "The delivery of these... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:45:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6287 PHOTO: Twice as nice – CH-53K pacing for Operational Test http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6283 Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:45:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6283 PHOTO: CH-53K completes first 20K lift http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6275    Fri, 27 May 2016 14:56:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6275 MEDIA ADVISORY: H-1 Program Update http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6265 What: Members of the electronic, print and broadcast media are invited to participate in a media briefing to review the H-1 Helicopters Program. When: May 16, 2016 @ 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Location: Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition, Exposition Floor Meeting Room 2451 Gaylord National... Fri, 13 May 2016 19:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6265 MEDIA ADVISORY: V-22 Program Update http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6264 MEDIA ADVISORY: V-22 Program Update What: Members of the electronic, print and broadcast media are invited to participate in a media briefing to review the V-22 Joint Program. When: May 16, 2016 @ 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Location: Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition, Exposition Floor... Fri, 13 May 2016 19:54:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6264