NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:23:06 GMT MCPON visits NAWCTSD Orlando seeking innovative ideas http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5821 ORLANDO, Fla. - Seeking innovative solutions to provide better training for today’s Sailors, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike D. Stevens visited the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD). During his visit, he was shown how the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:50:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5821 Wounded warrior advocates recognized http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5820 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Two NAVAIR employees received Patriotic Civilian Service Awards at a ceremony here Jan. 13 to honor their commitment to hiring and retaining wounded warriors. Members from the Army Wounded Warrior Program recognized Sonny... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5820 Navy gears up to order production of 29 aircraft diagnostic systems http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5819 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A test system designed to diagnose and repair complex naval avionics weapons systems was recently approved by the Navy for Low Rate Initial Production Lot 3 (LRIP 3), providing an additional 29... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5819 NAWCWD work attracts another senior Navy leader http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5817 NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Dr. John Burrow, the newly appointed special assistant to senior Defense Department leader Sean Stackley, came out for a firsthand look at the breadth and depth of work being conducted at Naval... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5817 Teaching the team http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5816 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Jeff Lee, standing, with Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)'s Integrated Logistics Support/Operations and Support division leads a discussion Jan. 8 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, Maryland, on the... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:18:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5816 Navy’s first network-enabled weapon completes developmental test http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5815 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – The Navy completed integrated test and evaluation of its first maritime, network-enabled weapon, the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 Jan. 7 at the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California. The final developmental free... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:45:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5815 Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5814 Navy Receives Final P-8A Poseidon of 2014 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Navy received the final production P-8A Poseidon aircraft of 2014 on Jan. 8 marking 21 deliveries to fleet operators in Jacksonville, Fla. “Boeing last month delivered... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:05:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5814 Executive order leads to NAWCWD consultations in South Africa http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5813 NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) recently responded to a request from the Office of the Secretary of Defense to support an executive order signed by President Barack Obama that committed the... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5813 NAVAIR logistics professionals tackle obsolescence, keep programs tracking http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5812 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – When PMA-201 needed a component for its nearly 40-year-old Harpoon missile test set, it turned to the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Obsolescence Management Team... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:49:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5812 FRCSE artisans integrate additive manufacturing into processes http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5811 Artisans in the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) plasma spray shop are forging the way of the future using additive manufacturing (AM) to create parts that make their jobs easier, saves thousands of taxpayer’ dollars and gets products back to... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:20:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5811 Navy UAS program office welcomes new civilian leader, bidding farewell to retiring captain http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5810 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Navy’s Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program office (PMA-262) held a change-of-command ceremony Dec. 18 at Pax River while also bidding "fair winds and following seas" to its program manager, a... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:25:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5810 MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first ship-based test period http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5801 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – The Navy’s new, larger MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter returned  from a five-day test period aboard  USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) Dec. 19 after successfully completing its first ship-based flights off the Virginia coast. The Fire... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:24:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5801 How NAVAIR’s champion for energy acquisition is helping program managers meet Navy’s new energy policy requirements http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5809 Four years ago when the Secretary of the Navy outlined five goals aimed at reducing the service’s energy consumption and reliance on petroleum, Herman Varmall began counting down. “I knew it was just matter of time before those policy changes would... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5809 Photo release: NAWCAD Corpsman receives Purple Heart for Afghanistan injuries http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5808 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. -- Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Robert Scott Elder receives a Purple Heart from Rear Adm. Dean Peters, commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, Dec. 11. While... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:54:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5808 Photo release: Wheeler celebrates four decades of government service http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5807 FLEET READINESS CENTER AVIATION SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, SOLOMONS, Md. --  Randy Wheeler, second from left, receives a certificate celebrating his 40 years of government service Dec. 17 from Rear Adm. Paul Sohl, Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) and Naval Air Systems... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5807 Dedicated team delivers next-gen visual landing aid equipment, wins prestigious award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5806 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- A Navy aircraft launch and recovery team was recognized for its exemplary work with a 2014 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander’s Award during a ceremony at Naval Air Systems... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:16:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5806 Photo Release: NAVAIR program managers share paths to success http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5805 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Program management leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command share how they navigated their careers during a panel discussion Dec. 4 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Participating in the “Getting... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:52:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5805 Photo Release: Final flight of the A-7 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5804 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The last U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair aircraft retired from service in Greece on Oct. 17, after 39 years of flying with the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) – the final operator of the... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5804 Photo Release: NAVAIR holds logistician hiring blitz http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5803 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- From left, Marc Vincent, Chuck Gauch and Karen Murphy interview a candidate for a vacancy during a hiring event Dec. 11 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, Maryland.  Vincent,... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5803 Photo Release: New technology becomes Department of Navy program of record http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5802 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - Members of the Expeditionary Airfields (EAF) Sustainment Lighting System (SLS) team gather to celebrate the achievement of Milestone B approval Dec. 5. Now a formal program of record, SLS is a new... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5802