NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:57:36 GMT Two honored with DON awards for excellence in test and evaluation http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6579 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. -- Two Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees were honored with Department of the Navy Test and Evaluation Awards during a June 22 ceremony in Point Mugu, California. Alex Ordway, SeaVex/Perdix... Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6579 Diversity, inclusion ‘hidden opportunities’ for building NAVAIR http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6578 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —Taking the time to infuse diversity and inclusion into a workplace culture can reveal some hidden opportunities, senior leaders told employees at a diversity panel discussion here June 20. The discussion, entitled “Hidden... Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6578 NAWCWD recognizes 30 employees with Honorary Awards at Point Mugu http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6577 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - Thirty Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees were recognized for continued excellence in a variety of categories as part of the command’s annual Honorary Awards ceremony at Point Mugu... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:02:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6577 Air 6.0 to John Glenn scholarship winners: Your journey has just begun http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6576 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – During a June 13 ceremony, seven local high school graduates received a total of $30,000 from the John Glenn Squadron Scholarship Program to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “For 11... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:23:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6576 Annual awards recognize NAWCWD China Lake teammates http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6575 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - In recognition of their continuous contributions in support of the fleet and Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s mission, NAWCWD employees at China Lake were honored during the annual Honorary... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:53:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6575 NAWCAD Lakehurst employees and friends share their stories for LGBTQ+ Pride Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6574 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Approximately 120 employees from across Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, or NAWCAD, Lakehurst came together in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) Pride Month on the Lakehurst side of base June 15. The... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6574 Military training systems commands collaborate to develop 'cutting-edge' solutions http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6569 ORLANDO, Fla. – The leaders of each of the Orlando-based military modeling and simulation commands formally reaffirmed their commitment to working together by signing an updated Team Orlando charter during the annual Training and Simulation Industry Symposium (TSIS) on Wednesday, June... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6569 NAWCAD Lakehurst recognizes exemplary employees http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6573 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, NAWCAD, Lakehurst recently recognized several members of its workforce for exemplary service in support of the fleet. Rear Adm. Shane G. Gahagan, NAWCAD Commander, who was joined by Kathleen... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6573 Weapons Division team recognized for solid fuel ramjet efforts http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6572 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. -- Rear Adm. Brian Corey, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, and Joan Johnson, executive director, took time to celebrate members of the Solid Fuel Ramjet Flight Demonstration Project Team... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:59:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6572 Outgoing program manager leaves legacy of professionalism, fun http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6570 Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) Systems and EA-6B Program Office (PMA-234) leader on his way to the Pentagon NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – You can sometimes hear the program office staff's laughter and shouting before you enter their spaces.... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6570 Ready, Set, Innovate: NAVAIR leaders launch Industrial Innovation Challenge http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6568 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Innovators at Fleet Readiness Center East are off to the races now that the 2017 FRC East Industrial Innovation Challenge is underway to harvest ideas, strategies and products to improve Navy Enterprise... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:50:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6568 NAVAIR Accepts Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6567 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR Assistant Commander for Corporate Operations and Total Force Stephen Cricchi accepted the 2016 Adm. James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award June 15 during a modest conference room ceremony. The award,... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6567 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems program leadership changes hands http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6566 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. –  Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-263) welcomed new leadership during a change of command ceremony held aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, June 9. In Marine... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6566 Navy to Recognize FRCSE Scientists, Engineers with Award at Pentagon http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6565 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A trio of triumphs by a team of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast scientists and engineers has earned them a trip to the Pentagon, where they will be presented with the Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and... Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6565 Murder victim’s parents urge employees to ‘Erase Hate’ at LGBT Pride Month event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6564 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Tied to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, in October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard, beaten and bloodied, was left to die alone in the desolate prairie night. His crime? Being gay. Judy and... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:23:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6564 Hennings makes an impact on parachute field, earns prestigious award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6563 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. -- Elsa Hennings, the senior systems engineer in the Escape, Parachute and Crashworthy Division at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, has made a career out of creating safe landings... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6563 Data Challenge organizers at NAWCWD recognized for honorable mentions http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6562 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. -- A ceremony on June 6 acknowledged Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division members of the Integrated Business Capabilities Data Challenge Project Team for earning an honorable mention in the Business Innovation... Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6562 F/A-18 GCU Fault Detection System Paying Off for FRCSW http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6561 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - A Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) investment one year ago is paying dividends in the command’s efforts to provide dependable, mission-ready components to the fleet. The Intermittent Fault Detection and Isolation System (IFDIS), purchased... Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6561 McDowell assumes command of Air Combat Electronics program office http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6560 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - Navy Capt. Christopher McDowell, the former deputy program manager for the Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA-209), assumed the role of program manager during a May 25 change of command ceremony at... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6560 87 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailors Frocked at Friday Ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6559 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eighty-seven Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailors marked for promotions Friday, in a frocking ceremony at the plant’s Jacksonville detachment. “Frocking,” is a Navy tradition in which Sailors assume the uniform and duties of the next higher rank prior... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:26:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6559