NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 23 May 2017 06:56:12 GMT NAVAIR celebrates AAPI Heritage Month at Point Mugu NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, California - More than 200 Sailors, Marines and civilian employees celebrated Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month with an event jointly hosted by Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division and Fleet Readiness... Thu, 18 May 2017 18:51:00 GMT Next Gen Jammer Increment 1 on track NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B program office (PMA-234) completed a critical design review (CDR) for the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Increment (Inc) 1 Mid-band program at Naval Air Station Patuxent... Thu, 18 May 2017 09:25:00 GMT FRCSW Employee Gives Homeless Vets Helping Hand NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - Like any large city, San Diego has a growing population of homeless people. Homelessness in San Diego County increased by three percent during the past five years to more than 9,000 people, according to... Wed, 17 May 2017 12:14:00 GMT Workshop for future NAVAIR leaders held HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Approximately 300 NAVAIR employees from across all sites attended a Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) executive core qualifications (ECQs) workshop held here May 11 to learn how to apply to the... Tue, 16 May 2017 13:14:00 GMT Managers, interns talk developmental opportunities at second annual NAV(F)AIR JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – More than 200 employees from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, or NAWCAD, Lakehurst learned about the various branches and departments across the organization as well as opportunities for job rotations at the second... Tue, 16 May 2017 09:59:00 GMT College president says diversity demands engagement NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Mentoring young employees is key to fostering an inclusive environment, especially in today’s era of engaged citizenship in which individuals are increasingly asserting their role in government and taking direct action on... Thu, 11 May 2017 10:08:00 GMT NAVAIR Commander’s Award recognitions point to cross-organizational collaboration NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Two 2016 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Commander’s Awards teams illustrated the impact of Logistics and Industrial Operations’ dispersed workforce on Naval Aviation weapon systems’ acquisition and sustainment. The Aviation Readiness and Resources... Wed, 10 May 2017 15:03:00 GMT FRCMA Pax River manager strikes gold, named ‘Outstanding Supervisor’ NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. — The Baltimore Federal Executive Board recognized the efforts of a Patuxent River manager during its annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards luncheon May 5 in Baltimore. Mark Cusic, the aircraft equipment maintenance manager... Wed, 10 May 2017 11:57:00 GMT NAVAIR wins award for recruiting, hiring individuals with disabilities HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND — CAREERS & the disABLED magazine named NAVAIR as the 2017 Public-Sector Employer of the Year for its commitment to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities at a ceremony in Boston April 20. Steve Nickle,... Tue, 09 May 2017 14:24:00 GMT FRCSE Takes Air Force Pave Hawk Repair to Next Level JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast are taking their work on the Air Force’s HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter to new heights. What began as an inter-service agreement for the Navy command to perform basic 600 flight-hour inspections on... Mon, 08 May 2017 08:37:00 GMT FRCSW EPO Gives Kudos to Rotodome Shop NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Ca. - Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) shops typically use a number of hazardous materials (HAZMAT) that must be processed after maintenance, repair and overhaul procedures to naval aviation assets. The command’s rotodome shop in Building... Fri, 05 May 2017 14:55:00 GMT FRCMA Sailor’s innovative idea wins Athena Project DC 2.0, Adm. Sims Award for Intellectual Courage NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – Early in her career, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerin Raby had so many bruises on her shoulders and legs, a shipmate expressed his concerns about her health and well-being. It was that experience... Thu, 04 May 2017 08:56:00 GMT Cherry Point-based FRC East receives honor in supporting STEM education [VIDEO LINK:] RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East has received the 2017 Outstanding Business and Industry Award from the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center. FRC East was recognized at the annual SMT celebration on April... Wed, 03 May 2017 13:35:00 GMT Simple controls save thousands MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — The practice of “turning off the tap” for Blade and Vane Repair Mechan­ics Jim Small and Robby Gray on their Naval Engine Airfoil Facility cleaning line for the past six months... Wed, 03 May 2017 10:01:00 GMT Engineers roll out to reach future STEMists MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — Fleet Readiness Center East is ac­tively sending its engineers out to local campuses in hopes of stok­ing the fires of future engineers. And as FRC East’s drive is about preserv­ing a hefty... Wed, 03 May 2017 09:53:00 GMT Employees graduate from rigorous systems engineering and systems integration programs at Naval Postgraduate School NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland — Twenty-three Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) and Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees received their Master of Science degrees in systems engineering (MSSE) or engineering systems (MSES) and... Tue, 02 May 2017 12:57:00 GMT Collaboration takes center stage at electronic warfare symposium NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. -- More than 600 industry and government leaders in electronic warfare gathered for the 46th Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, April 25 –... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:29:00 GMT COMFRC’s In-Service Repair Deployed Support Team improves readiness, wins NAVAIR Commander’s award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – Getting aircraft out of maintenance and back on the flight schedule quickly is a key component to readiness. An enterprise focused team from Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) is working to make... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:08:00 GMT Eight graduate logistics development programs NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – Eight Naval Air Systems Command Logistics developmental employees graduated from their development programs here April 13, joining the ranks of acquisition professionals.  The graduates included seven from the Naval Acquisition Development Program... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:17:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: NAVAIR Engineers Mentor FIRST Robotics Winners Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:32:00 GMT