NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:47:32 GMT Taylor lauds Sailors at FRCSE Detachment Mayport Change of Charge Jacksonville, Fla. – The tight-knit group of 200 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Detachment Mayport Sailors said goodbye to Officer in Charge Cmdr. Claude Taylor June 24. The detachment supports Navy helicopter squadrons deployed around the globe with rework and maintenance... Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:45:00 GMT NAWCTSD, UCF initiate Educational Partnership Agreement ORLANDO, Fla. - On June 20, 2016, representatives from the University of South Florida (USF) and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) formally signed and entered into an Educational Partnership Agreement. The agreement focuses on leveraging the... Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:39:00 GMT FRCMA Sailor saves lives in act of selflessness VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – By being at the right place at the right time, one Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic (FRCMA) Sailor helped save the lives of victims of a fiery May 16 automobile crash. Seaman Loreina Campos was honored May... Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:13:00 GMT Logistics interns tour NIST and learn of innovations that are improving life NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) participants from Naval Air System Command’s (NAVAIR) Logistics and Industrial Operations (AIR 6.0) toured the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) June 16. The participants received an... Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:43:00 GMT CH-53K achieves 27,000 pound external lift 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 FRCSE establishes capability to repair eye-safe laser rangefinders Jacksonville, Fla. – Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 17 to officially establish a partnership with L-3 Warrior Systems - ALST to provide depot-level support services for U.S. Navy H-60 helicopter eye-safe laser rangefinders (ELRFs). ELRFs are... Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:38:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: New center provides resources to veterans Rear Adm. Paul Sohl, then-Commander, Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC), addresses the crowd gathered for the ribbon cutting of the new Three Oaks Center, Lexington Park, Maryland, for veterans. Sohl praised the staff and supporters of the center for their hard... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:50:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Readiness and sustainment the topics at commanding officers and executive officers face-to-face meeting FLEET READINESS CENTER AVIATION SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, SOLOMONS, Md. – Rear Adm. Paul Sohl (standing), then-Commander, Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC), addressed the commanding officers and executive officers of the eight Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) during the organization’s quarterly Face-to-Face meeting June... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:45:00 GMT MQ-4C Triton UAS demonstrates new capabilities during flight test   NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Navy recently demonstrated two key capabilities for the Triton Unmanned Air System (UAS) program that will enhance future fleet operations. During a flight test June 2, an MQ-4C Triton and P-8A Poseidon... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:20:00 GMT FRC East participates in eastern N.C. joint STEM initiative MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC – June 20, 2016: Fleet Readiness Center East will host four teachers from Carteret and Craven County Schools as part of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education’s Teachers@Work program during July. Teachers@Work is... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:15:00 GMT Navy's first network-enabled weapon ready for fleet operations NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Navy’s first air-to-ground network-enabled weapon, JSOW C-1, has been delivered to the fleet after achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in early June. Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller, director of Air Warfare, made the announcement after... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:36:00 GMT COMFRC celebrates Sohl’s legacy; welcomes new commander NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — It is not prescribed specifically by U.S. Navy regulations, but it is one of the Navy’s oldest traditions: the Change of Command ceremony. Nearly 400 guests gathered June 16 in the U.S. Naval... Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:23:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Rideout receives Navy Meritorious Service Medal Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:57:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific wins NAVAIR Commander’s Award NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Covering an area larger than that of the Continental United States, it’s a challenge to provide readiness to Naval aviation when and where needed. Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific (FRCWP), however, consistently does... Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:25:00 GMT COMFRC holds mentoring sessions to discuss CCPM NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland --- Increasing the speed of service to the fleet is a never-ending quest for Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC). This includes exploring and implementing state-of-the-art business practices to improve production efficiency of much-needed aircraft,... Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:22:00 GMT PHOTO: MH-60R Seahawk lands aboard Danish frigate 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 Airborne Electronic Attack Systems Jammer team receives NAVAIR Commander’s Award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.— The team responsible for the design, development and procurement of the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) capability was recently honored with a Naval Air Systems Commander’s award. The NGJ integrated product team (IPT) received the... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:37:00 GMT Roberts wins T. Michael Fish Quality of Worklife Award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Helping veterans and wounded warriors isn’t just a job for NAVAIR’s Janna Roberts — it’s a passion. Roberts, a recruitment program analyst for NAVAIR’s Veteran and Wounded Warrior Program, won the T. Michael... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:26:00 GMT Celebrating teamwork at annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 16th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony, held here June 8, celebrated technical, business and leadership excellence in support of increasing speed to the fleet, delivering integrated and interoperable warfighting capabilities,... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:00:00 GMT Transgender veteran speaks at NAVAIR’s annual LGBT event HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — When retired U.S. Army Col. Sheri Swokowski transitioned from male to female in 2006, she chose a name to reflect her new identity: Sheri. She. Her. I. Swokowski, the highest ranking openly... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:44:00 GMT