NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:39:08 GMT NAVAIR team members receive recognition for improved affordability work http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5692 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5692 Belated graduation ceremony honors student from Naval Test Pilot School http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5691 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5691 Navy’s Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office holds change-of-command ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5687 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5687 Navy says farewell to the C-9 Skytrain II aircraft http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5690 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Ending its 41-year commitment to a workhorse aircraft, the U.S. Navy retired the last C-9B Skytrain II on June 28 to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group based in... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:02:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5690 JCAT: Training the Joint Combat Assessment Team in aircraft battle damage assessments http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5689 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, CHINA LAKE, Calif. — News of an aircraft shot down by enemy fire is always unsettling.  Casualties are common, rumors are many and facts are few. However, one thing is clear: everyone involved wants to know “What... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:56:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5689 Asian-American group honors 3 NAVAIR engineers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5688 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A national organization that recognizes Asian-American engineers for outstanding leadership and technical achievements honored three NAVAIR employees at a recent award ceremony. Chyau Shen, director of NAVAIR Special Surveillance Programs, and Anh Vu,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:54:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5688 Student interns enhance skills at FRCSE http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5686 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Materials Engineering division is hosting 10 college and high school students enrolled in the Navy's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program this summer, exposing them to the various science and... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:06:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5686 Green Hornet team soars to top, wins SECNAV award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5684 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for the Environment, Donald Schregardus, presented the 2013 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Excellence Award to the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office’s (PMA-265) Green Hornet team July 9 during... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5684 NAVAIR Marine named top Navy logistician http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5683 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. – An intrepid logistician successfully challenged high flight-hour costs and spare parts availability impacts to the Navy’s H-53, saving millions of taxpayer dollars, delivering vital efficiencies to warfighters in theater,... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:45:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5683 Naval Test Pilot School graduates Class 145 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5680 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) welcomed 35 new graduates June 13 in a ceremony at the River’s Edge Catering and Conference Center at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Class 145,... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5680 Improving how we do business: NAVAIR college marks 5,000-student milestone http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5682 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The team behind NAVAIR’s College of Business Financial Management and Comptroller will tell you their days are “all about the numbers.” In their classrooms, they teach that the key to running a... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:10:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5682 Photo Release: Newest E-2D makes debut NAS Norfolk http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5681 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The U.S. Navy's Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 received its fifth E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft July 1 at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, becoming the first squadron to be equipped with five... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:06:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5681 Mentoring event brings wounded Marines ‘up to speed’ http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5679 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Several wounded Marines honed their job interview skills at a speed mentoring event at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, June 17. Speed mentoring is a fast-paced, time-efficient method to... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:36:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5679 New leader for the E-6B Mercury program office http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5678 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland – Colleagues, friends and family gathered to witness a change of command for the E-6 Airborne Strategic Command, Control and Communications Program Office (PMA-271) June 20 during a ceremony here. Capt. Dana Dewey, PMA-271 program... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:14:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5678 NAVAIR showcases key aircraft platforms at UK’s Farnborough Air Show http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5677 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Naval aviation officials from the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265) as well as the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft Program Office (PMA-290) will conduct media briefings July 14 to 20 at... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:44:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5677 Contract awarded to produce F/A-18 Super Hornets, EA-18G Growlers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5676 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265) announced today a contract award to Boeing for 44 F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft over the next two years. “The F/A-18 and EA-18G program... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5676 U.S. Navy awards E-2D aircraft contract, saves $369 million http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5675 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — In a decision that will save the federal government about $369 million,  Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded a $3.643 billion multi-year procurement contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. on June 30 for... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5675 Reporting for Duty: Navy’s E-2C aircraft retires, assumes new mission at Pensacola museum http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5674 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  — It’s not often you see history in the making, but that was the case recently when one of the Navy’s E-2C Hawkeyes retired from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 and reported for... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5674 New aircraft carrier recovery technology moves one step closer to fleet integration http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5673 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The new Compact Swaging Machine (CSM), responsible for automating a current hazardous process and reducing Sailor workload, successfully completed its first operational fleet test aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) May... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:37:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5673 Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division Orlando holds change of command http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5672 ORLANDO, Florida. - Capt. Wes Naylor relieved Capt. Steve “Snak” Nakagawa as commanding officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and Naval Support Activity Orlando during a change of command ceremony June 20. The ceremony was... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5672