NAVAIR Reserve Program

The NRP supports NAVAIR, PEOs, & COMFRC in the delivery of timely, effective and sustainable naval aviation capabilities; enabling warfighter mission success by advancing naval aviation solutions with urgency; while maintaining a mobilization-ready force able to provide unique forward-deployable capabilities and expertise to ensure warfighter dominance against current and future adversaries in defense of our nation.

Interested in joining NRP?

Email:  [email protected] 


Who we are:

250+ Officers and Enlisted, composed of URL Aviators, Aerospace Engineering Duty Officers (AEDOs), Aviation Maintenance Duty Officers (AMDOs), and various Enlisted Aviation Ratings.  During FY-23, the NRP provided 17,800+ workdays of support, to include personnel performing Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS), Active Duty recalls, and Active Duty Mobilizations.

Where we are:

Our Units:

NAVAIR Headquarters Unit and Detachment

Provides operational and technical support to NAVAIR and its associated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) by leveraging fleet experienced aviators, engineers, maintenance officers and aerospace industry professionals to serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in numerous areas.

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Headquarters Unit and Detachments

Provides capability to NAWCAD in three mission areas: 1) providing emerging technologies to Naval Aviation as Assistant Program Managers – Engineering/Logistics; 2) providing qualified Air Vehicle Operators (AVOs) to Unmanned Test & Evaluation Squadron 24 (UX-24) evaluating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS); 3) providing aircraft battle damage assessors conducting Combat Aircraft Survivability and Threat Lethality (CASTL) analysis.

Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) Headquarters Unit and Detachments

Provides qualified maintainers as surge, operational-level assist teams to FRCs to help speed Planned Maintenance Intervals (PMI) and depot aircraft turnaround times for delivery back to the flight line.

Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) and Detachment

Along with its Flight Test Augmentation Unit (FTAU) Detachment, provides R&D, development, acquisition, test and evaluation and Fleet Support Services to rapidly deliver emerging and advanced technologies and services to the warfighter.

Our Leadership:

RDML Storr

Rear Admiral David Storr, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Air Systems Command

A native of Spokane, Washington, Storr is a graduate of Washington State University and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps through the Platoon Leaders Course in 1984.  Storr was designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1986 and completed Electronic Warfare training at Navy Technical Training Center Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida.  He was assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 in Whidbey Island, Washington to complete Fleet Replacement training in the EA-6B Prowler.

Storr served on active duty as Powerline Division Officer Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2, Maintenance Officer Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4, and as an EA-6B Flight Instructor and Avionics/Armaments Division Officer, VAQ-129.

He was trained and qualified as a member of the Joint Combat Assessment Team (JCAT) and served as the Executive Officer of the Navy Reserve in Service Engineering and Logistics unit.  Additionally, Storr served as the Officer in Charge of the JCAT Detachment at Naval Air Station China Lake, California.

Storr’s command tours include Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Reserve Program, In Service Engineering and Logistics unit, NAVAIR Reserve Program, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division unit, and Chief of Staff, NAVAIR Reserve Program. 

He completed a deployment to Isa Air Base, Bahrain as an EA-6B Naval Flight Officer in support of Desert Storm and has been recalled to active duty as a member of the JCAT team to Al Asad air base, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Camp Leatherneck Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. 

His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with Combat “V” Air Medal Strike Flight “1”, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit awards.

Storr assumed responsibilities as Reserve Deputy Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command September 2021.