NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:09:07 GMT Logistics leadership names employee of the quarter NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. — Amy Knestaut was named the national Naval Air Systems Command Logistics and Industrial Operations (Air 6.0) employee of the quarter during a ceremony at Point Mugu on Aug. 25. The presentation took place... Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:05:00 GMT NAWCWD Point Mugu engineers inducted into NAVAIR Fellows Program NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. — Three percent: that’s how many Naval Air Systems Command engineers have a shot at entering the NAVAIR Research and Engineering Fellows program. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at Point Mugu... Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:58:00 GMT Weapons testing and environmental responsibility meet at NAWCWD NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - “Thar she blows” sounds more like something Ahab might shout than anything you’d expect to hear working for one of the U.S. Navy’s warfare centers. Unless you’re working on Naval Air... Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:48:00 GMT FRCSE celebrates National Women’s Equality Day Jacksonville, Fla. – A small group of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) employees gathered to recognize National Women's Equality Day Aug. 26 to learn more about the struggles to pass the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. FRCSE Business... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:14:00 GMT Air-to-air missile reaches production milestone Acquisition Decision Memo signing launches missile's mass manufacturing NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Featuring a “lock on after launch” capability and other advances, the joint Navy and Air Force air-intercept missile (AIM)-9X Sidewinder Block II reached the full rate... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:58:00 GMT Darrah returns to his roots for Kansas City Navy Week NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. -- Rear Adm. Mark Darrah, program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons, returned to his hometown Aug. 19 to support Navy Week, a week-long series of events to promote awareness of... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:31:00 GMT NAWCAD Innovation Challenge teams develop creative solutions to warfighter needs NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Three teams of developmental engineers and scientists from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) demonstrated their proof-of-concept technology projects Aug. 19, wrapping up the command’s participation in Naval Air Systems Command’s... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:32:00 GMT U.S. Navy awards production contract for additional P-8A aircraft, first Royal Australian Air Force planes NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Navy awarded a nearly $1.5 billion contract Aug. 27 to Boeing Defense, Space & Security for the procurement of 13 Full-Rate Production (FRP) Lot 2 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine planes will join... Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:15:00 GMT Navy aviation training is connecting the dots to create a centralized training environment NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – With the recent connection of geographically separated aviation training devices, the Navy is one step closer to delivering a central hub for distributed aviation training. The prototype Navy Aviation Distributed Training Center (NADTC)... Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:16:00 GMT The Navy prepares for undersea warfare training NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Navy installed ocean cables under the seafloor off the coast of Naval Station Mayport, Florida, to complete another major step in delivering the Undersea Warfare Training Range. “Our team worked with multiple... Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:09:00 GMT NAVAIR Leadership Development Program participant helps turn the virtual into a reality NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER TRAINING SYSTEMS DIVISION, ORLANDO, Fla. — The imaginary world of the virtual has become real for Marie Marrero and the rest of her peers in NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP). Marrero, a supervisory information technology (IT) specialist,... Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:53:00 GMT AIR-6.0 employees learn to set their leadership wheels in motion NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Kicking off their shoes, dancing and clapping their hands, 142 Logistics and Industrial Operations (AIR 6.0) employees boogied to a new “beat” Aug. 18-19 as part of “Women in Motion” leadership training. “Making... Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:03:00 GMT Paying it forward: NAVAIR employee gives back to Wounded Warriors NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) entry level employee Mario Haddad works hard to support the warfighter. As an employee, Haddad is a logistics management specialist in NAVAIR’s Logistics and Industrial Operations’ (AIR 6.0) Naval... Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:03:00 GMT Real Men of Genius -- Public Schools, NAVAIR complete inaugural UAV STEM project Editor’s note: This story is the last in a three part series tracking the Great Mills High School students’ 2015 STEM Academy progress and involvement with 2015 STEM4UAS competition. NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The morning was abuzz with... Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:38:00 GMT Photo release: Marines, Coast Guard demo small UAS capabilities MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina -- A member of the Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) launches an RQ-20A Puma unmanned aircraft Aug. 12 during an exercise near Camp Lejeune. The U.S. Coast Guard and MARSOC joined forces... Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:54:00 GMT NAVAIR commander rallies FRCSE team FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST, JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Commander, Naval Air Systems Command Vice Adm. David Dunaway visited Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE), the largest tenant command on Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Aug. 12 to thank depot employees for their dedicated... Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:19:00 GMT NAWCWD support engineering brings fidelity, cost savings to the Fleet NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. — Jesse Zapata doesn't get test anxiety; his tests solve problems, rather than present them. Zapata, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division's Support Equipment and Aircraft Launch and Recovery Department Head, heads... Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:36:00 GMT Navy begins LRASM, F/A-18 integration testing NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—The Navy began initial integration testing of its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) onto the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Aug. 12 at Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 facility. The program’s flight test team... Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:27:00 GMT Support teams at NAWCWD celebrate F-35 battle-ready declaration NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. — Following two decades rife with anticipation, the F-35 is decidedly up, flying and declared war-ready by the U.S. Marine Corps, causing teams across Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD)... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:31:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Program Management marks AIR 1.0’s first 100 days Gary Kurtz, centered, assistant commander for Acquisition (AIR 1.0), scoops ice cream for his teammates at the Program Management ice cream social on Aug. 13. The event marked Kurtz’s first 100 days as AIR 1.0 and it allowed him to... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:18:00 GMT