NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:57:30 GMT NTWL Awards of the Year 2014 Mar 2, 2015NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - The lunch room at the River's Edge conference center was filled with service members and civilians of Naval Test Wing Atlantic (NTWL) Feb. 3, all gathered to honor the command's... Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:36:00 GMT Ground vehicles join unmanned arsenal at NAWCWD Ground unmanned vehicles have been a staple in the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division arsenal, joining other successful unmanned aircraft and systems. On the dry, flat lands of the Mojave Desert at NAWCWD’s China Lake campus, scientists, engineers and machinists... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:31:00 GMT For Navy’s C-20A ‘CATBIRD,’ a chance for nine lives NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – A U.S. Navy Gulfstream III C-20A aircraft scheduled for disposal received new life when it was donated Feb. 3 to Southern Illinois University. The CATBIRD was removed from the Navy’s operational inventory, which... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:05:00 GMT USS Carl Vinson welcomes Pax squadron support team USS CARL VINSON, At sea -- Members assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, embarked aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to ensure the ship and its aircraft’s Precision Approach... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:18:00 GMT COMFRC commands make retaining Sailors top priority COMMANDER, FLEET READINESS CENTER, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The 2014 Retention Excellence Award (REA) winners were recently announced and several Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) commands were cited for their efforts. The award, previously known as the Golden Anchor Award, recognizes... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:12:00 GMT Successful J52 engine repair program ends at FRCSE FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST, JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After 50 years of service to the fleet, the J52 Engine Repair Program officially ended during a ceremony Feb. 4 at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE). With the U.S. Navy’s transition of the EA-6B... Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:05:00 GMT NAVAIR releases new guidance for H-53 community, deploys inspection teams NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — In response to a review board conducted Feb. 6 at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) regarding mitigation efforts stemming from the January 2014 MH-53E mishap in Norfolk, Virginia, the U.S. Navy... Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:41:00 GMT Speed mentoring promotes knowledge sharing at FRCSE FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST, JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Speed Mentoring program at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast allows employees to interact with management and experienced personnel to gain insight about different career fields available and to discuss job path options. Speed mentoring... Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:52:00 GMT DoD tests next -generation anti-ship missile POINT MUGU SEA TEST RANGE, Calif. – The Navy, Air Force and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) completed a successful test of the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) Feb. 4, marking a significant step in maturing key technologies for the... Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:16:00 GMT NAVAIR advances CH/MH-53E inspection efforts NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy and Marine Corps leadership conducted a review board at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Feb. 6, 2015, to determine the effectiveness of mitigation measures that were put in place after... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:53:00 GMT NAWCWD Innovation Challenge winners announced NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. — Executive Director Scott O’Neil announced two NAWCWD winning teams for the 2014-15 Innovation Challenge on Feb. 3. The teams, one from Point Mugu and the other from China Lake, presented... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:49:00 GMT NAVAIR leaders, employees share mentoring stories NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Mentoring is a journey that spans a lifetime, guest speakers told approximately 440 employees at an event Jan. 28 to commemorate National Mentoring Awareness Month. “Each of us has a compelling story that... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:41:00 GMT FRCSE Mentor of the Year announced Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Production Director Holly Martinez is the military depot’s 2014 Mentor of the Year, an honor received for her commitment to the Naval Air System Command’s (NAVAIR) IMentor Program. Martinez earned the recognition for mentoring FRCSE employees... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:08:00 GMT Navy demonstrates synthetic guidance technology with Tomahawk missile NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile successfully hit its first moving maritime target Jan. 27 after being launched from USS Kidd (DDG 100) near San Nicolas Island in California.  The Tomahawk Block... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:38:00 GMT Lakehurst recognizes mentoring superstar, shares mentoring stories JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. —As part of a national mentoring awareness month event on Jan. 28 at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River with video teleconference to all NAVAIR sites, the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst named... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:47:00 GMT NAWCTSD Orlando Mentor of the Year ORLANDO, Fla - In support of National Mentoring month, the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) participated in a national video teleconference program that was streamed from Naval Air Systems Command Patuxent River, Maryland.  The program entitled, “A... Wed, 04 Feb 2015 13:42:00 GMT NAVAIR’s H-53 team wins DoD logistics award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The H-53 Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) Team was presented with a 2014 Secretary of Defense PBL award, Jan. 13. The 10thannual awards ceremony, which took place during the Secretary of Defense Product Support Manager... Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:36:00 GMT Navy’s FRCWP repair team shines at sea FLEET READINESS CENTER WESTERN PACIFIC, NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – Members of Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific (FRCWP) Operations Department In Service Repair (ISR) team recently received kudos from the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 commander for its performance... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:16:00 GMT FRC East holds change of command MCAS CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Colonel Vincent E. Clark assumed command of Fleet Readiness Center East from Col. Blayne H. Spratlin in a change of command ceremony here, Jan. 30. Spratlin will report to Headquarters Marine Corps and serve as the... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:32:00 GMT NAVAIR announces 2014 Sailor of the Year NAVAL AIR SYTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The finalists for the 2014 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year embodied competence, courage and compassion. NAVAIR recognized them Jan. 29 during a ceremony here in the atrium of the Rear Adm. William A.... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:17:00 GMT