NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:19:35 GMT Speakers urge innovation, offer inspiration at NAVAIR Acquisition Leadership Symposium NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Against a backdrop of escalating world conflicts, an all-star lineup of senior naval leaders called for increased innovation and shared the secrets of their success during Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) fifth... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:00 GMT NAWCTSD Orlando presents cross-generational mentoring panel ORLANDO, Fla. - A lot can change over the course of 64 years. That's the age difference between the youngest and oldest employees at the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) here, representing a relatively new phenomenon of... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:41:00 GMT University of Maryland launches UAS test site near Patuxent River NAVAIR will collaborate with the university on drone research NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The University of Maryland (UMD) cut the ribbon on its new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport in... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:20:00 GMT Navy awards $295.6 M advanced acquisition contract for P-8A’s full rate production lot 2 aircraft NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Navy announced Aug. 14 the award, to Boeing Defense and Security Systems, of a $295.6 million firm fixed-price-contract for the procurement of 12 Full Rate Production (FRP) Lot 2 P-8A... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:57:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center East repairs Harrier using 3-D printing NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Marine Capt. William Mahoney had no idea that his successful hard landing of an AV-8B Harrier, whose nose gear failed to deploy, on the deck of the USS Bataan (LHD 5) on... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:10:00 GMT Stackley calls NAWCWD a ‘crown jewel’ after seeing its capabilities NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The Honorable Sean Stackley was the latest of several senior Defense Department leaders to visit Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to see firsthand the in-house expertise and resources available at the... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:40:00 GMT Navy’s brand new aircraft launch system embarks on below-deck testing NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Newport News, Virginia is all abuzz as below deck-testing of the Navy’s newest aircraft launch system begins aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Following months... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:25:00 GMT NAVAIR partners with industry on 3-D printing, develop a roadmap for the future NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has embraced rapidly evolving 3-D printing technology to deliver superior capabilities to the warfighter — at a rapid pace and a lower cost. Together, the NAVAIR team... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:29:00 GMT Additive Manufacturing is making headway at NAVAIR Lakehurst JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST— Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3-D printing, has been quite the buzzword lately. From the printing of biomedical implants, to firearms, to high-fashion, the topic has received an interesting amount of recent press for a not-so-nouveau technology (3-D... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:34:00 GMT FRCSE manufacturing on cutting edge of technology JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) artisans and engineers are leading the way in additive manufacturing (AM), a new cutting edge technology that uses 3D modeling to create prototyping of aircraft components, fixtures and tools. The process is putting... Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:54:00 GMT Three NAWCTSD professionals earn Woman of Color Technology Rising Stars awards ORLANDO, Florida -- The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) is an organization that celebrates diversity and encourages innovative ideas to develop via diversity of thought. Three of NAWCTSD’s professionals, System Engineers Lauren White and Petra Robinson along with... Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:01:00 GMT FRCSE welding shop supports new helicopter JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Artisans in the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) welding shop are helping manufacture the new AH-1Z Viper helicopter by building canopy, gunner and pilot door frames for the aircraft now in production at Bell Helicopter in Fort... Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:35:00 GMT VP-30 receives 15th low rate initial production P-8A aircraft, deliveries remain on schedule The U.S. Navy delivered the 15th P-8A Poseidon aircraft Aug. 5 to Fleet Replacement Squadron, VP-30, at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. “This aircraft adds to our growing fleet of P-8As and bolsters our capacity to begin the transition of the... Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:03:00 GMT NAVAIR’s College of Test and Evaluation opens School of Modeling and Simulation NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —The Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) University’s School of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) began its first class after a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC) in California, Maryland,... Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:55:00 GMT NAWCTSD ranks 6th on Orlando Sentinel list of 'Top 100 Companies for Working Families' ORLANDO, Florida -- The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) received honors from the Orlando Sentinel as number six on its annual list of Top 100 Companies for Working Families.  This is the eighth year in a row... Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:52:00 GMT NLDP capstone seminar highlights importance of leadership, decision making NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s newest leaders capped off their developmental journey at the third NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) capstone seminar here July 14-18. The class is the final course requirement for NLDP participants and focuses... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:18:00 GMT Photo: Students learn supercomputing at NAWCAD NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Leonardtown High School (Md.) student Raianna Gardner (left) and Great Mills High School (Md.) student Sharlene Chiu (right) show Mr. Gary Kessler, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's executive director (center), elements of... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:41:00 GMT NAVAIR team members receive recognition for improved affordability work JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. — Capt. James Donnelly, program manager for the Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Program Office (PMA-251), presented the prestigious Affordability Championship Award (ACA) and Letters of Appreciation to several NAVAIR members of the Advanced Arresting Gear... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:24:00 GMT Belated graduation ceremony honors student from Naval Test Pilot School NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Graduation from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) is a “significant event in the career of any officer,” said Army Lt. Col. Gregory Fortier, commanding officer of USNTPS. “It represents the... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:54:00 GMT Navy’s Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office holds change-of-command ceremony NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — In a time-honored military tradition marking the transference of leadership authority, NAVAIR’s Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office (PMA-226) held a change-of-command ceremony July 17 at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:16:00 GMT