NAVAIR News

Jan 9, 2019

NAWCAD Commander’s Awards honor innovation excellence across the command

The command recognized significant technical achievement during its 18th annual Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander’s and Innovation Awards at Patuxent River today.…

Dec 21, 2018

Innovation Challenge wraps up with breakthrough ideas at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast

A new tool that ensures the safe and accurate installation and removal of aircraft fasteners earned the top spot at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in the Naval Air Systems Command Innovation…

Dec 20, 2018

NAWCWD tests new approach to basic RF, electronics training

 More than 20 Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees entered the realm of amateur radio operations Dec. 13, thanks to a week-long class hosted by NAWCWD in Point Mugu…

Dec 18, 2018

COMFRC, FRCSW Name LS1 Sindy Johnson as 2018 Sailor of the Year

FRCSW named Johnson as its SOY in October, and COMFRC followed one month later.

“I was humbled by the selections,” she said. “I wanted to get that far and keep going. It almost seemed like…

Dec 18, 2018

NAWCWD’s Meagher named Civilian Logistician of the Year

Kevin Meagher, a Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division assistant program manager for Logistics, received the 2017 Admiral Stan Arthur Civilian Logistician of the Year Award during a ceremony…

Dec 18, 2018

Weapons Division recognizes 24 TEDP graduates

The Tactical Engineer Development Program at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commemorated its fourth graduating class of 24 during a Dec. 11 ceremony at China Lake.

NAWCWD’s…

Dec 17, 2018

FRC East celebrates 75th anniversary

A golden era of maintenance, repair and overhaul is in the books as Fleet Readiness Center East celebrated its 75th anniversary Dec. 14.

The formal ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station…

Dec 17, 2018

Logistics and Industrial Operations petty officer wins headquarters Sailor of the Year

A Logistics and Industrial Operation Sailor was named the 2018 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Headquarters Senior Sailor of the Year Nov. 16. 

Petty Officer First Class Daniel Eldridge…

Dec 17, 2018

NAVAIR gives wounded veterans a second chance to serve

Tracy Hurtt was surprised by her first few months as a civilian. Before retiring as a sergeant first class in 2013, her whole life had revolved around the military, first as a family member then…

Dec 12, 2018

NAVAIR's leaders mentor, make investments in workforce

 “Take every opportunity to improve your skills and develop strategic relationships,” Industrial and Logistics Maintenance Planning Sustainment Department (AIR 6.7) Director Tracy…

Dec 11, 2018

PHOTO RELEASE: U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Graduates Class 154

The United States Naval Test Pilot School trains the world’s finest developmental test pilots, flight officers, engineers, industry and foreign partners in full spectrum test and evaluation of…

Dec 11, 2018

Civilian, commander net 2018 logistics leadership award

Trust, accountability and a shared vision among team members are foundational to providing capabilities to the fleet. That’s according to Integrated Product Team Lead (IPT) for Naval Aviation…