NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:15:34 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 NAVAIR Commander to workforce: ‘I want you to challenge the norm’ PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - The world’s dynamic is rapidly changing and NAVAIR needs to rethink its processes to stay competitive, the commander of the Naval Air Systems Command said during an address to the command’s program management workforce (AIR-1.0) at... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:56:00 GMT CNO Taps FRCSW for FY 2016 Environmental Award NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND - Ongoing efforts by the command’s Industrial Environmental Competency were recognized by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) March 15 with Fleet Readiness Center Southwest’s (FRCSW) selection as the CNO’s Fiscal Year 2016 Environmental Award... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:08:00 GMT NAWCTSD Celebrates Diversity Day ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division (NAWCTSD) joined forces with U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), and U.S. Marine Corps Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS) in celebrating... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:38:00 GMT COMFRC, Air-6.0 highlight roadmap for alignment, collaboration across NAE NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Alignment and harmonization of efforts within the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) to better provide readiness were key themes in Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) and Logistics and Industrial Operations, Naval Air Systems... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:35:00 GMT MQ-25 program validates future mission control system through simulated test NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The Navy’s MQ-25 program completed its first demonstration representing how the mission control system located aboard the aircraft carrier will control and transmit information to an unmanned air vehicle in the future. The... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:04:00 GMT Fallon earns Navy recognition for improving COMFRC safety NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – Working to keep more than 18,000 people across eight Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) safe is a daunting task, but a director at the Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) is doing just that. The... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:24:00 GMT MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first test period aboard LCS NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —The Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout returned from USS Montgomery (LCS-8) April 11 after completing initial testing aboard a littoral combat ship. The Fire Scout test team along with Navy Sailors (aboard the USS Montgomery) conducted... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:01:00 GMT NAVAIR celebrates its newest leaders at graduation ceremony HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A command-wide graduation ceremony held here March 29 recognized 225 future leaders from NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) and Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP). The two programs, part of an ongoing command... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:36:00 GMT F/A-18 Fleet Support Team Ensures Hornet Readiness NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND - A group of about 500 engineers, logisticians, chemists and scientists make up the organization that serves as the catalyst behind the Navy’s efforts to maintain the readiness of its F/A-18 Hornet fighter force. From organizational... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:33:00 GMT U.S. Marine Corps receives approval for CH-53K King Stallion production NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) approved the Navy's request for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter program to... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:17:00 GMT Women’s History Month: First female FRC-WP aircraft planner and estimator reflects on her career FLEET READINESS CENTER WESTERN PACIFIC, ATSUGI, JAPAN — Diane Sullivan has always kept her eye on the sky. Inspired by the aircraft on television shows such as “Airwolf,” “The A-Team” and “Magnum, P.I.,” and by her love of numbers and building... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:32:00 GMT Precision Strike Weapons program changes leadership NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Precision Strike Weapons office (PMA-201) welcomed a new program manager during a ceremony held at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23’s hangar March 23 in Patuxent River. Rear Adm. Mark Darrah, Program Executive Officer... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMT Trailblazing brigadier general helps NAVAIR celebrate Women’s History Month HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Even for an award-winning brigadier general, life doesn’t always go as planned. “Don’t let the things that have happened in the past define the person you’re going to be,” said Brig. Gen.... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:32:00 GMT China Lake hosts 126 students for annual EYH Conference NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - “I’m often the only one or one of few women in a room full of men working to solve problems,” said Traci McCormick, head of Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare, to a... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:33:00 GMT NAVAIR Commander’s Awards celebrate innovation, readiness and speed HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 17th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards, held here March 22, recognized the role teams and teamwork play within NAVAIR in support of business innovation, technical innovation, improving fleet readiness and increasing... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:55:00 GMT MEDIA ADVISORY: NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy representatives from several NAVAIR program offices will conduct briefings at Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition April 3-5. The exposition takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:52:00 GMT Veteran advocate receives Navy Superior Civilian Service Award Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. – In recognition of his advocacy and recruiting efforts, NAVAIR’s Wounded Warrior Program Senior Outreach Coordinator and Placement Advocate, Sonny Fann received the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award (NSCSA) during a ceremony here... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:37:00 GMT