NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:05:37 GMT Funding for NAVAIR Avionic Projects to Continue in FY18 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Navy’s Avionics Component Improvement Program (AvCIP) is accepting proposals from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) program offices to award more than $10 million in funding toward fiscal 2018 projects, officials announced... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:47:00 GMT Blackjack soars over Southern Maryland NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flew for the first time from Patuxent River Naval Air Station Webster Outlying Field, Maryland, in December. Before flying at Webster Field, the system conducted testing... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:23:00 GMT NAVAIR names 2016 Sailor of the Year NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Petty Officer First Class Ronell Day of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) won the 2016 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year at a ceremony here Jan. 12 for his leadership, integrity and... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:43:00 GMT MV-22 Osprey depot-level repair facility opens in Japan KISARAZU, Japan – Members of Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific (FRCWP) joined Japanese city officials, industry executives, and self-defense force leaders in a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 12 to open the first, Japan-based, depot-level MV-22 Osprey repair facility at Camp... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:34:00 GMT Lifting every voice: Patuxent River celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — You may have heard the term “American melting pot,” but what about “gumbo societies?” Gumbo, a thick stew that originated in southern Louisiana, has a distinct flavor and is often used... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:06:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: CNAF, NAVAIR Celebrate 2017 MLK Day Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:51:00 GMT PMA-202 Marks First Shipboard Flight Test with JSAM RW Next Generation CB Respirator NORFOLK, Virginia - Six MH-60S aircrew members from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE (HX-21) completed the first shipboard evaluation of the Joint Service Aircrew Mask Rotary Wing (JSAM RW), a next generation chemical and biological protective respirator. The flight... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:02:00 GMT Open for Business: FACE™ Goes Live NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  — The Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA-209) recently announced a major milestone for the widespread adoption of Open Architecture standards within the Department of Defense (DoD):  The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE)... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:29:00 GMT ‘60 Minutes’ showcases work at China Lake NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION CHINA LAKE, Calif. - CBS News national security correspondent David Martin and a 10-person production crew spent six days filming test events and interviews at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake last... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:20:00 GMT Navy’s jammer team recognized for Defense Department acquisition excellence NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —The Next Generation Jammer Increment 1 (NGJ Inc 1) team's "revolutionary approach in the evolution of Airborne Electronic Attack" earned it one of three Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:52:00 GMT FRCSW Returns Fire-Damaged Super Hornet to Fleet NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA - Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) returned its first fire-damaged F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter to the fleet on Dec. 8, 2016. The aircraft, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron One Two Two (VFA-122), a training squadron,... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:52:00 GMT Navy partnership hits milestone, 50th P-8A delivered NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Navy accepted its 50th P-8A Poseidon (P-8A) aircraft at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida today. The Navy's Poseidon is replacing the legacy P-3 Orion and will improve an... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:36:00 GMT Logistics award winner cites diversity, empowerment for results NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—Thomas McClay, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Total Asset Visibility (NAWCAD 6.8.3) competency manager, received the 2016 Daniel L. Nega Excellence in Logistics Leadership Award at Naval Air Station Patuxent... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:53:00 GMT NAVAIR ISSC Wins 2016 FLC Far West Regional Award NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND - Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) In-Service Support Center (ISSC) North Island, Advanced Aircraft Technologies Team recently earned a 2016 Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Far West Regional Award. Located at Fleet Readiness Center... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:56:00 GMT Video release: Fire Scout celebrates 10 years of flight The Navy's unmanned helicopter, MQ-8B Fire Scout, celebrated 10 years of flight this week, flying over 15,000 hours during test and real-world operations. Click on video to hear more about this milestone. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:31:00 GMT PMA-202 wins AIR-1.0 November Spotlight Award Members of the MH-60S Gunner Seat Team, from the Naval Air Systems Command's Aircrew Systems Program Office (PMA-202), pose with the AIR-1.0 November Spotlight Award Dec. 12. Gary Kurtz, NAVAIR assistant commander for acquisition, recognized the team for leveraging a... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:06:00 GMT Navy shares holiday cheer with local Head Start students JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – For the 41st year, Navy civilians and Sailors from the Lakehurst side of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst came together to donate toys for local disadvantaged youth as part of the Navy Lakehurst Giving Tree Program. More than... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:18:00 GMT NAVAIR financial manager recognized for creating planning tool NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s lead business financial manager (BFM) of the year, Denise Mallett, was also recognized with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement Award for Financial Management by acquisition chief Frank Kendall at the... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:56:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: FRCSW, NAS North Island Join to Support Toys for Tots Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:39:00 GMT Game-changing analytics tool nets Dennis recognition NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. --- Aubrey Dennis, Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Aviation Logistics and Maintenance Analysis Division (AIR-6.8.2) division head, was presented with a DoN Superior Civilian Service Award Dec. 6 for his... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:39:00 GMT