NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:56:20 GMT Aircraft Launch and Recovery Systems in Sync http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6659 Aboard the U.S. Navy's newest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), it takes an entire suite of systems to enable safe and effective operations on the flight deck. This infographic shows the aircraft launch... Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6659 Weapons Division honors NADP graduates http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6661 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Eight Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees graduated from the Naval Acquisition Development Program during an Oct. 10 ceremony at China Lake. “This is quite an accomplishment,” said Danny Gresham,... Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6661 FRCSW Refurbishes Super Hornet Arresting Hooks http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6660 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - While the Navy continues to test and hone the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and the Advanced Arresting Gear earmarked for the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers, the fleet continues to rely upon... Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6660 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 Parachute Riggers’ 75th anniversary looks to the community’s past, future http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6657 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Aircrew survival equipmentmen from Southern Maryland celebrated the 75th anniversary of their rating at Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Detachment Patuxent River (FRCMA Det Patuxent River) Paraloft Division, Naval Air Station Patuxent River,... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6657 Innovation Challenge: Visionaries, ideas move on to design, development and prototype phase http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6656 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2017) —  Fleet Readiness Center East visionaries of five new ideas have been selected to move ahead to the design, development and prototype phase in the first Industrial Innovation Challenge. There were... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6656 YES! Conference success continues at China Lake http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6655 A roar of excitement from 145 middle school students echoed throughout the hallways of Naval Air Warfare Center Weapon Division’s McLean Laboratory just before the start of the 7th annual Young Engineers and Scientist! of Ridgecrest Conference on Sept. 16... Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6655 NAVAIR wins Human Resources Community Award for Excellence http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6654 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s Total Force Strategy and Management Department recently won the 2016 Department of the Navy Civilian Human Resources (HR) Community Award for Excellence for making data analysis faster, more efficient and... Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6654 Woman of Industry: Fennell farewells federal service after 33 years http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6653 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2017) — Sifting through the details of patents for “pipeline pigs” and “holding devices for painting things” was not the fascinating engineering stuff Mary Beth Fennell imagined she’d be doing right... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6653 NAWCAD Lakehurst celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6652 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – More than 100 personnel from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst came together in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on the Lakehurst side of base Sept. 27. This year’s theme “Shaping the Bright... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6652 NAWCAD honors innovative work for the warfighter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6651 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – In their quest to solve current naval operational challenges and stave off future ones, scientists and engineers at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) develop new products and processes. Their... Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6651 At Tailhook, leaders describe efforts to resolve physiological episodes http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6649 RENO, Nev. – At the 61st annual Tailhook Convention, Navy leaders and experts outlined the Naval Aviation Enterprise’s ongoing efforts to address challenges to readiness. “Readiness is our No. 1 priority, and right behind that—our No. 1 safety priority—is solving the... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6649 NAVAIR Engineers Target F/A-18 Physiological Events http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6648 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - A group of Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) engineers intend to solve a troubling and dangerous problem that has been experienced by pilots who fly all variants of the F/A-18 Hornet airframe: decompression... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:07:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6648 ‘Laps for Life’ event commemorates National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6647 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Every 12 minutes, a life is lost to suicide. At the eighth annual “Laps for Life” walk/run/relay event held here Sept. 21, military members, civilians, contractors and their family members walked or... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6647 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 New chiefs receive anchors http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6650 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Thunderous applause, hoots and hollers rained down on 15 newly pinned chief petty officers during a Sept. 15 ceremony at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) headquarters building. Donning their service khakis for... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6650