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FRCSW Welcomes Honor Flight Vets

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:33:22 +0000
FRCSW 2017 MENTOR OF THE YEAR

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:58:43 +0000
FRCSW Revamps Super Hornet Windscreen Production
A project in the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) canopy shop that began in June 2017 to address occurrences of delamination in some windscreens of F/A-18 Super Hornets has come to an end. Components production manager Jakob Grant said that fleet back orders for the windscreens had reached about 40 last year prompting FRCSW artisans … Continue reading FRCSW Revamps Super Hornet Windscreen Production
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 19:59:31 +0000

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FRCSW senior civilian Michelle Gomez presents the commandís Golden Wrench Award to David Phillips, E-2/C-2 foreign military sales (FMS) support, Jan. 16 in Building 6. Phillips was recognized with the award for his work in providing exceptional service to FMS customers.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:21:45 +0000

Tito Visi, president of V&N Advanced Automation Systems, right, discusses use of the recently installed computer-controlled cadmium plating furnace to materials engineer Howard Whang, center, and equipment engineer William Castillo in the FRCSW plating shop in Building 472. The new plating furnace offers a higher component capacity than its predecessor and can complete the cadmium … Continue reading
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:14:45 +0000
AIRSpeed: Solving Problems to Increase Efficiency
Aircraft mechanics Mike Chi, right, and Dang Nguyen replace the fuel cell of a legacy F/A-18 Hornet in Building 94. The fuel cell shop had recently undergone a Green Belt project to increase and improve the flow of its production system. ************************************************************************** Systems analysts James Brown and Marty Hernandez are looking to change things. Things … Continue reading AIRSpeed: Solving Problems to Increase Efficiency
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:02:53 +0000
FRCSW Empolyee Celebrates 30 Years of Service
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FA-18 IPT Military Lead Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Vernallis and FA-18 testline supervisor Jesus Padilla present aircraft examiner Nick Onners, left, with a 30-year pin for recognition of his service to FRCSW and the United States Military.
Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:54:10 +0000
NAVAIR Engineers Win 2017 DOD Maintenance Innovation Challenge
Materials engineers Andrea Boxell and Justin Massey, right, are joined by Deputy Commander Fleet Readiness Centers Martin Ahmad as they receive the 2017 DOD Maintenance Innovation Challenge award during the DOD Maintenance Symposium Dec. 5 in Salt Lake City. Massey and Boxell, along with NAVAIR materials engineer Rob Thompson, won the award for their work … Continue reading NAVAIR Engineers Win 2017 DOD Maintenance Innovation Challenge
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:00:28 +0000
FRCSW HRO Attends Artisan Recruiting Drive
Fleet Readiness Center Southwest human resources specialists Jeanette Cortez, left, and Hannah Nickless attend an artisan recruiting drive Nov. 30 at the Scottish Rite Center in San Diego. The drive is part of Naval Air Systems Commandís efforts to replenish its workforce throughout the Fleet Readiness Center domain. 5720
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:10:31 +0000
FRCSW Earns FY 2017 SECNAV Platinum Level Energy Award
Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) has earned the Secretary of the Navyís (SECNAV) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Management Platinum Level Award for FY 2016 environmental accomplishments. Presented annually and divided into 15 major categories (10 shore and five ship) the SECNAV award is the highest level of recognition within the Navyís energy … Continue reading FRCSW Earns FY 2017 SECNAV Platinum Level Energy Award
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:47:15 +0000
NAWCWDís Toland honored with ESGR Patriot Award
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Dan Toland, a Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employee in the Integrated System Evaluation, Experimentation and Test Department, was honored with a Patriot Award by Terry Williams, a volunteer and...
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:52:00 GMT
NAWCAD Lakehurst honors African American service members
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – More than 100 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst personnel came together to recognize current and former African American service members during the 2018 Black History Month event Feb. 8. The event, hosted by the NAWCAD...
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:48:00 GMT
NAWCWD systems engineer earns two Navy patents
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Prior to joining the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division workforce over 16 years ago, Phil Bayarena served in the Navy for six years. However, it’s the specific experience he’s...
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:19:00 GMT
CH-53K demonstrates vehicle lift
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — CH-53K King Stallion successfully lifted (and set down) a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) during a demonstration, Jan. 18.  Using the single point hook, the helicopter hovered up to 100 feet for approximately 10 minutes...
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:33:00 GMT
NAVAIR recognizes 2017 Mentor of the Year winners
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Be a commander, not a demander. That was the advice that author and former fighter pilot Rob “Waldo” Waldman gave Jan. 30 at River's Edge Catering and Conference Center during the 2018 National Mentoring...
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:30:00 GMT
NAVAIR names Pax River 2017 Mentor of the Year
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Effective mentorship develops employees, helps them open doors and avoids pitfalls along the way. That describes the inspiration for Harris Cooper Jr., the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River 2017 Mentor...
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:41:00 GMT
Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailor of the Year success in helping others
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Some people go through life never knowing what career field is right for them; Navy Counselor 1st Class Danielle Weisner is not one of those people. Now, her drive and focus aimed at helping her fellow Sailors make...
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:11:00 GMT
PHOTO RELEASE: Italian F-35B lands at Pax River
The first F-35B assembled outside of the U.S. landed at NAS Patuxent River on Jan. 31 after completing a transatlantic flight from Cameri Air Base in northern Italy. The flight follows the Italian Ministry of Defense's acceptance of the aircraft...
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:41:00 GMT
NAWCWD employees nab NAVAIR Mentor of the Year awards
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - Naval Air Systems Command named its 2017 Mentors of the Year as part of its National Mentoring Month observance Jan. 30 in Patuxent River, Maryland. Toufue Chang and Lee Hardt were...
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:49:00 GMT
FRCSW Revamps Super Hornet Windscreen Production
  NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. — A project in the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) canopy shop that began in June 2017 to address occurrences of delamination in some windscreens of F/A-18 Super Hornets has come to an end. Components...
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:45:00 GMT
NAVAIR names 2017 Sailor of the Year
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Petty Officer 1st Class Michael A. Giraud with the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 (VX-31) was named 2017 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year at a ceremony here Jan. 25. In his endorsement, Capt....
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:11:00 GMT
Aircraft Launch and Recovery Systems in Sync
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — An entire suite of aircraft launch and recovery equipment (ALRE) systems is required to enable safe and effective operations on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's newest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier,...
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:42:00 GMT
New Harpoon Block II+ missile completes operational test shot
Point Mugu Sea Test Range, Calif. -- The Navy is closer to delivering the new Harpoon Block II+ missile to the fleet after completing a flight test Jan. 22 at Point Mugu Sea Test Range. The test demonstrated the missile’s ability...
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:19:00 GMT
NAWCWD team gets international award for cooperative efforts
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s ALQ-227 Low-band Geolocation Team earned The Technical Cooperation Program’s 2017 Electronic Warfare Systems Group Team Award; they received the award in a Jan. 11...
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:31:00 GMT
F-35 Pax River ITF expands expeditionary envelope for USMC
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — The F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force team brings the U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35B one step closer to initial operational test and evaluation as they wrap up testing of the F-35B STOVL envelope...
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:16:00 GMT
Fleet Readiness Center Southeast now primary source for Navy T-6 repair
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In a few years, every Navy and Marine Corps pilot to earn their wings will have flown an aircraft touched by the capable hands of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast artisans. The Chief of Naval Air Training, known as...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:57:00 GMT
100th Moriah Wind System delivered
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Members of the Moriah Wind System (MWS) Integrated Product Team, from the Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Program Office (PMA 251), and leadership from contractor, Quality Performance, Inc. (QPI) celebrate the 100th system delivery to...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:14:00 GMT
NAWCAD Commanderís Awards honor excellence in work for the warfighter
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, Patuxent River, Md. – Technical advancements and achievements from across the Command were recognized at the 17th Annual Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander’s and Innovation Awards ceremony at the Rear Adm. William...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:36:00 GMT
At Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, advocates call for workplace diversity
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. has made tremendous progress since the days of the Civil Rights Movement, but Martin Luther King Jr.’s message remains just as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. That was...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:55:00 GMT
Proactive outreach approach nets N-OMT DoD recognition
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – “Communication is our most important tool and people are the backbone to our success,” DMSMS Branch Manager Carl “Wade” Martin said.  “Our success this year was built on effectively communicating the planned...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:25:00 GMT

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