August 29, 2014

NAVAIR Industry Day Coming March 20

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Learn about the latest acquisition priorities of the Naval Air Systems Command Wednesday.

Sequester Could Bring ‘Devastating Recession’ to Region

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Region gets 20 percent of Federal payroll dollars.

Tennant Takes Command of Navy’s F-35, X-37B Testing

Cmdr. Thomas Tennant addresses VX-23 for the first time as its new commander.

Commander calls his new job the best at NAVAIR.

Launch & Trap Teams Honored

A few of the team members representing the Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment - program's Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, F-35C Joint Strike Fighter Jet Blast Deflector and Compact Swaging Machine teams who received 2011 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Commander's and Innovation awards, which were distributed on Dec. 7. (U.S. Navy photo)

Three Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment programs received NAWCAD Commander’s awards.

Navy Buying Hydrophones

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NAVAIR solicited two contracts and awarded two others yesterday.

NAWCAD Awards Innovators

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Five teams received Innovation awards, and one received the Patent of the Year Award.

Video: EMALS Launches JSF

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The Navy launched the F-35C Nov. 18 with its new electromagnetic catapult.

F-35B Performs for Press

two Marine Corps variants of the F-35B Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, are secured on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) during sea trials. The F-35B is capable of short takeoffs and vertical landings for use on amphibious ships or expeditionary airfields to provide air power to the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Navy photo)

Marines show off the F-35B’s vertical landing for reporters.

Video: E-2D Rides EMALS

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Latest video from magnetic catapult testing at Lakehurst.

Magnapult Launches a Hawkeye

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye photo courtesy of US Navy.

Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System successfully scoots an E-2D.