NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:35:25 GMT Dawson relieves Guidry at PMA-207 helm NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Capt. Michelle Guidry was relieved by Douglas Dawson during a Change of Command ceremony April 17 for the Tactical Airlift, Adversary and Support Aircraft (PMA-207) at the Rear Adm. William A. Moffett building. Guidry also... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:23:00 GMT Future NAVAIR leaders hone managerial business acumen JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees convened at Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) April 7-11 to participate in the NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) capstone class, culminating a lengthy journey designed to enhance their leadership skills. The class... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:56:00 GMT It is easy being green: Green Hornet team strikes, wins environmental excellence award NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- For the seventh consecutive year, the F/A-18 & EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265)’s Green Hornet team was selected as the 2013 winner of the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Award to be presented... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:18:00 GMT NJIT recognizes NAVAIR during recruitment awards event NEWARK, N.J. — NAVAIR was honored as a recruitment partner during the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Career Development Services (CDS) Recruitment Partner Awards Celebration on April 17 in the NJIT Campus Center in Newark, N.J. NAVAIR’s Michele Huk, Director... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:59:00 GMT NAWCWD hosts 43rd electronic warfare symposium Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division held the 43rd Electronic Warfare Symposium at Point Mugu on April 8-10. The conference was hosted by NAWCWD under a co-sponsorship agreement with the Association of Old Crows, an EW professional organization. This year’s theme... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:53:00 GMT New SES Powers Into 2014: Director leads ‘exciting new capability for naval aviation’ NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — One of Naval Air System’s Command’s (NAVAIR) newest Senior Executive Service (SES) members is leading the charge in all things Propulsion and Power. Antonio Miguelez leads nearly 600 naval scientists and engineers and... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:59:00 GMT NAWCWD shows youngsters that science, engineering can be fun Rear Adm. Mike Moran, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, welcomed 150 local students to the fifth annual Young Engineers and Scientists! of Ridgecrest Conference in McLean Lab at China Lake on April 5. Kicking off the event, Moran asked... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:56:00 GMT Former DAU official takes reins of Navy’s Strike Planning and Execution Systems Program Office NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Navy’s Strike Planning and Execution Systems Program Office (PMA-281) welcomed a new leader during a change-of-command ceremony March 27 the Rear Adm. William A. Moffett Building here. Capt. Ralph Lee, the  former... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:20:00 GMT FRCSE artisans train the fleet JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) are training service members and Department of Defense civilians on corrosion control and painting techniques to better sustain aircraft in the fleet. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Aircraft/Ground Support Equipment... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:42:00 GMT Photo Release: X-47B completes night flights NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The unmanned X-47B conducts its first night flight April 10 over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.  Night flights are the next incremental step in developing the operations concept for more routine... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:28:00 GMT Navy’s X-47B program receives aviation honor NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —The Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) team received the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy at the U.S. National Aeronautic Association awards ceremony April 9 in Arlington, Va. The combined Navy/Northrop Grumman... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:20:00 GMT NAVAIR Lakehurst passes the plank to longest length of service employee JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – On April 2, NAVAIR Lakehurst employees gathered at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for a “passing of the plank” ceremony. The Naval Air Engineering Center (NAEC) Honorary Plank is... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:28:00 GMT FRCSE keeps Fire Scouts ready for crucial mission JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Detachment (DET) Mayport are diligently overhauling several MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (VTUAV) to meet the deployment needs of the fleet.  The U.S. Navy currently... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:33:00 GMT NAVAIR honored by national society Bettye Moody, fourth from left, holds the 2014 Premier Media Partner plaque commemorating the Naval Air Systems Command’s recruitment advertising partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers at the 40th annual NSBE convention in Nashville, Tenn., March 27-28. Moody,... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:04:00 GMT Women’s History Month event celebrates women of character, courage, commitment NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION CHINA LAKE, Calif. — “You’re never too old to become who you might have been or who you need to become to reach your goal,” author Carrie Flintom told NAVAIR employees at a Women’s... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:19:00 GMT NAWCWD supports Ventura County Science Fair, STEM expo NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION POINT MUGU, Calif. - NAWCWD employees supported the annual Ventura County Office of Education’s Science Fair on March 19 where about 800 students from more than 75 area schools competed. Volunteers from NAWCWD included Cameron... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:08:00 GMT MEDIA ADVISORY: NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Naval officials from several Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) program offices, to include the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265) and the Unmanned Combat Air Systems Carrier Demonstration Program Office (PMA-268), will... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:05:00 GMT Super Hornet gets new look at FRCSE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) are hard at work stripping and painting F/A-18E/F Super Hornets while collecting data to attain “declaration of capability” to establish a Super Hornet paint program.  The program will establish a set... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:12:00 GMT Software tool to improve naval-aviation safety reaches key developmental milestone NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A software tool that will help the Navy and Marine Corps reduce its aviation mishap rate and enhance aircrew training reached a key developmental milestone March 25, laying the groundwork for limited... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:44:00 GMT Navy weapons program delivers new capability for H-60 helicopters NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A modernized rocket  launcher will soon enable MH-60 Seahawk helicopters to carry and deploy a variety of weapons for the first time. As part of an Early Operational Capability (EOC), the Navy delivered... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:19:00 GMT