NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:17:24 GMT NAWCWD hosts foreign naval attaché visit As part of a tour of the western United States, 17 foreign naval attachés and seven U.S. representatives made a visit to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake on Oct. 27 to get an idea of various technology... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:11:00 GMT COMFRC recognizes employees for service NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Rear Adm. Paul Sohl (right), Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC), presents a 35-year length of service award to Keith Johnson (left), command operations team lead, Manpower and Training for COMFRC, at the... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:26:00 GMT New “Chem milling” process garners positive reaction by producing parts quickly JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Bubbles of hydrogen gas boiled and rolled as electroplater Marissa DeMent dunked a new piece of what will become an F/A-18 Hornet’s aluminum exterior component into a chemical bath at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE). The process, known... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:49:00 GMT NAWCWD Vice commander helps welcome mobile Vietnam Memorial, reflection, connection SIMI VALLEY, California -- The Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. honors over 58,000 service members who died in service to their nation; in November, a mobile, half-scale version of the memorial, known as The Wall That Heals, came to the... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:04:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Navy team enhances sub-hunting technologies, recognized by top brass NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft Multi-static Active Coherent (MAC) Integrated Product Team (IPT) accepted the 2014 Ron Kiss Maritime Technology Transition Award Nov. 18 at a ceremony in Washington. Assistant Secretary of... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:44:00 GMT Network-enabled Harpoon missile completes free-flight test NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Navy completed a free-flight test of the new network-enabled Harpoon missile system Nov. 18 at the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California. Building on the nearly 40-year legacy of the Harpoon, the upgraded... Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:53:00 GMT Australian Air Commodore visits P-8A facilities, praises team NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – P-8A Poseidon team members heard from Air Commodore Adam Brown, Director General Aerospace Maritime, Training and Surveillance, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during a recent visit to Florida, Maryland and Kansas. Brown thanked... Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:11:00 GMT AIR 6.0 officers get back to basics at Patuxent High School PATUXENT RIVER HIGH SCHOOL, LUSBY, Md. -- Two officers from Naval Air Systems Command Logistics and Industrial Operations (AIR 6.0) community got back to basics during the Patuxent River High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (NJRTOC) Area Manager’s... Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:32:00 GMT FRCSW Employee Named 6.0 Employee of the Quarter NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. — Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) Capital Investment Program (CIP) project manager Martha Hoffman was honored Nov. 6 as the Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) Logistics and Industrial Operations Competency (AIR 6.0) Employee of... Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:08:00 GMT Triton UAS begins operational assessment, prepares for production NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  – The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system began one of the events that will be used to support the program’s Milestone C review and entry into low-rate initial production Nov. 17 at NAS Patuxent... Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:14:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: AIR-7.3 employee recognized as Junior Sailor of the Quarter NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Petty Officer Libby D. Nguyen (left), an administrative clerk with Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Total Force Strategy and Management Department (AIR 7.3), received the NAVAIR Headquarters Junior Sailor of the Quarter Award... Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:51:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Honoring Those Who Served NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Several Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) employees volunteered at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, Maryland, on Veteran's Day. The employees escorted the veterans to the... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:19:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE:AIR 6.7 employee recognized as Junior Sailor of the Quarter Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:15:00 GMT LRASM, F/A-18 flight test underway at Pax River NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  – An F/A-18E/F Super Hornet carries a model of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) during initial flight testing Nov. 3 at NAS Patuxent River. The program's flight test team is conducting the... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:49:00 GMT NAWCWD vice talks veterans with Santa Rosa students NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, California - Capt. Karl Andina, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division vice commander, addressed 600 kindergarten through 8th grade students during an early Veterans Day celebration at Santa Rosa Technology Magnet School... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:31:00 GMT NAVAIR Obsolescence Management Team wins 2015 Department of Defense DMSMS award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Obsolescence Management Team (N-OMT) recently received a 2015 Department of Defense DMSMS... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:22:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: AIR 6.6 employees receive KLP certification Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:40:00 GMT FRC Mid-Atlantic gets SMART on readiness, sustainment FLEET READINESS CENTER MID-ATLANTIC, OCEANA, Va. -- Even with shrinking budgets, Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags, Commander, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), stresses his organization’s mission -- to provide full life-cycle support of Naval Aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by... Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:26:00 GMT FRCSE engineers help grow future talent in Clay STEM program Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) engineers hope the seeds they help plant through the Clay County Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program will bear fruit one day. FRCSE engineers like Jim Borgmeier, Jon DiRoma, Grant Meadows and Chris Williams regularly... Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:52:00 GMT For capstone class, NAVAIR’s future leaders focus on decision-making FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST (FRC-SE), JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — NAVAIR’s newest leaders culminated their learning at the NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) capstone seminar here Oct. 19-23. The class is the final course requirement for NLDP participants and focuses on developments in... Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:01:00 GMT