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FRCSW/COMFRC News Clips for the week of June 10
WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS Lawmakers Could OK Block Buys For V-22, F-35 Parts Lawmakers Want More Troops, New Criminal Penalties In Defense Budget Proposal Trump’s Pick For No. 2 Pentagon Job Faces Tough Questions During Confirmation Hearing Policy Experts Urge Congress To Back New Round Of Base Realignments And Closures Hypoxia Worries ‘Top Issue’ For Boeing Defense … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC News Clips for the week of June 10
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:05:57 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of May 29, 2017
Trump Budget To Cap Next Raise, Hike Retiree TRICARE Fees, Slam ‘IU’ Vets (MILITARY ADVANTAGE BLOG 25 MAY 17) … Tom Philpott   President Trump’s first budget request embraces many Obama administration ideas to dampen military compensation growth. It would cap the next military pay raise; hike healthcare fees “modestly” for working-age military retirees, and … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of May 29, 2017
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 20:03:03 +0000
FRCSW / COMFRC Clips for Week of May 22
LOCAL COVERAGE FRCSE Artisan Finds Family Link to Fallen Soldier in Dusty Shoebox Capped: Head injuries to zero since implementing PPE wear policy Innovation Challenge to kick off at FRC East H-53 Super Stallions Get Super Service at FRCSW   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS New Defense Budget Poised To Meet Lower Expectations HASC Chair Thornberry Introduces Latest … Continue reading FRCSW / COMFRC Clips for Week of May 22
Thu, 25 May 2017 21:13:10 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of March 6, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE FRCSE mustang makes leap at Mayport commissioning FRCSW Paints Its First MV-22 Osprey FRCSW, FRCSE Collaborate on JASDF E-2C Requirement   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS USAF and Navy could team up on E-6 recap Marine Corps considers opening Hornet maintenance to industry Foreign Cyber Weapons ‘Far Exceed’ U.S. Ability To Defend Critical Infrastructure, Defense Panel … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of March 6, 2017
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:36:22 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 27, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE Harper assumes command at FRC East First 3D-printed aircraft component takes to skies at FRCSE Fabric Hangars Help FRCSW Preservation Program FRCSW Shop Saves Navy Thousands in Tooling Costs   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS The F-35: A Big Mistake or Wonder Weapon? The Legacy Of Better Buying Power: DoD’s Gambit To Reform Acquisition ‘From Within’ … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 27, 2017
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 20:02:18 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 20, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE   “Slam Stick”T Helps NAVAIR Engineers Troubleshoot Aircraft FRCSW Engineer Wins 2016 Lasswell Award for Fleet Support NAVAIR veteran seeks to make a difference for other vets PHOTO RELEASE: FRCSW Completes PMB Bay Renovations (link)   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS Pentagon Brass Demand Culture Change, Innovations In Buying Weapons Get To The Fleet Faster – … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 20, 2017
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:55:34 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 13, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE NAVAIR PSM standouts among peers DoD wide Pentagon officials get firsthand look at Naval Aviation’s future predictive capabilities FRCSW Production Shops Step Up to Ensure Fleet Readiness FRCSW Earns SECNAV Gold Level Energy Award Photo Release: Professional Development Council guest speakers share experiences, advice on workplace etiquette (Link)   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS F-35A At … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of February 13, 2017
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:15:26 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of January 30, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE   Mentoring the “foundation” of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast FRCSW H-60 Facility Increases Seahawk Throughput   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS Davis: Marines Making Aviation Readiness Headway Top Marine aviator: ‘If I don’t get more money, I’ll stop flying in July or August’ Navy Commits To High-Tech Catapults, Arresting Gear For All 3 Ford Carriers Trump … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of January 30, 2017
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:26:18 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC clips for the week of January 23, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE NAS Jacksonville fire crew gets out of tight situation at FRCSE FRCSW Cold Spray Technology – Saving Taxpayers Time and Money   WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS Lemoore Naval Base Welcomes First Contingent Of F-35C Fighter Jets Trump Taps Private-Equity Investor As Civilian Head Of Navy Pentagon Confirms Trump Hiring Freeze Locks Out Military Civilians Fix … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC clips for the week of January 23, 2017
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:45:22 +0000
FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of January 16, 2017
LOCAL COVERAGE 1. MV-22 Osprey depot-level repair facility opens in Japan 2. CLIO Announcement – NEW LogTalk from Weapons Division 3. PHOTO RELEASE: CNAF, NAVAIR Celebrate 2017 MLK Day (link) WORLD/NATIONAL NEWS 4. Kendall Warns Against Splitting Top Pentagon Acquisition Job 5. Hundreds of deficiencies could push F-35 tests to 2019 6. First F-35Cs For … Continue reading FRCSW/COMFRC Top News Clips – Week of January 16, 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:48:27 +0000
NAVAIR Engineers Target F/A-18 Physiological Events
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. - A group of Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) engineers intend to solve a troubling and dangerous problem that has been experienced by pilots who fly all variants of the F/A-18 Hornet airframe: decompression...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:07:00 GMT
‘Laps for Life’ event commemorates National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Every 12 minutes, a life is lost to suicide. At the eighth annual “Laps for Life” walk/run/relay event held here Sept. 21, military members, civilians, contractors and their family members walked or...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:55:00 GMT
Sixty advance through NAWCWD leadership program
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Self-discovery, self-awareness, practice and patience were among the underlying themes as 60 Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees were honored for completing step 1 of the command’s Professional at all...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:03:00 GMT
Weapons Division LRASM teammates recognized for Safety Excellence
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Members of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile System Safety Team at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division were among those recognized during recent the Fiscal Year 2016 Secretary of the...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:46:00 GMT
NAVAIR Fellows program inducts 2017 class
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Forty leading scientists and engineers were inducted into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Fellows program as new associate fellows during Sept. 14 ceremonies here and in Point Mugu, California.. Established in 2000,...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:13:00 GMT
PEO (U&W) launches program to rapidly deliver new technology
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND,  PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO (U&W)) has started a new initiative, known as Innovation and Modernization-Patuxent River (IMPAX), to bring emerging technologies and capabilities to the fleet faster. The...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMT
NAVAIR wins Department of the Navy financial management awards
HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Several NAVAIR employees were recognized for their financial management achievements at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy’s (Financial Management and Comptroller) annual awards ceremony Aug. 23 in Washington,...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMT
PMA-262 welcomes new program manager
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND  PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office (PMA-262) welcomed a new program manager during a change of command ceremony  Sept. 5 at NAS Patuxent River. The Honorable Sean J. Stackley, Assistant...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:27:00 GMT
NAWCWD hosts annual recruitment for wounded warriors, individuals with disabilities
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The Equal Employment Opportunity Office and Human Resources Department at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division welcomed nearly 30 candidates to the annual Individuals with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors recruiting...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:25:00 GMT
Quads for Squads: Marine Corps infantry receive small quadcopters
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – The Marine Corps has started equipping infantry units with small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) quadcopters to bring greater situational awareness to troops on the ground. During last year’s Modern Day Marine expo held at Quantico,...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:08:00 GMT
40 Year Award for Overton

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:44:00 GMT
Point Mugu Sea Range fields new capability
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, POINT MUGU, Calif. - This summer, the Point Mugu Sea Range adopted a new directed energy test atmospherics-based system that might be a game-changer in their ability to measure and predict weather conditions on...
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:21:00 GMT
NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 future leaders
HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The...
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:46:00 GMT
First production contract awarded for CH-53K King Stallion
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (September 1, 2017) -- The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded a sole source, Fixed Price Incentive Firm, Firm Fixed Price, Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee contract  to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin company, for the...
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 18:10:00 GMT
FRCSW FST Member Wins Joey Miller Engineering Excellence Award
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA - Naval Air Systems Command aerospace engineer Gregory Kerr was presented the 2016 Joey Miller Engineering Excellence Award during ceremonies Sept. 6 in the Building 325 conference room aboard Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW). E-2/C-2...
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:51:00 GMT
Chirkis earns civilian service award
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - In honor of his technical leadership contributions to the areas of system safety engineering and major weapon system acquisition, Ken Chirkis received a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award from Rear...
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:13:00 GMT
NAWCAD Lakehurst recognizes Program Management Team Leader of the Year
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A U.S. Navy team leader was recognized during an award ceremony hosted by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst on the Lakehurst side of base Aug. 30 for his leadership and dedication...
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:52:00 GMT
FRCSW Repairs Heat-Damaged Blue Angels Hornet
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA - At their Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake air show in March, the Navy’s elite Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron (NFDS) ---- the Blue Angels ---- realized something was amiss with their Number...
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:42:00 GMT
OJT: Op teaches use of new kit while accomplishing needed repair on V-22
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — A V-22 in-process at Fleet Readiness Center East needing work performed under its wing gave several FRC mechanics from the East Coast a special on-the-job training opportunity Aug. 7-11. The need to replace...
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:51:00 GMT
China Lake recognizes 45 Project Management 101 graduates
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - Project Management 101, a locally developed, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division-sponsored program, honored 45 graduates at China Lake on Aug. 29 for completing 80 hours of training over the...
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:51:00 GMT

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