July 26, 2017

Trump: Ditch EMALS Catapult System

Trump : Ditch New Catapult Launch System

President Trump said the Navy should abandon its plans for electromagnetic catapults — the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS —¬†for carrier aviation and return to the steam-powered launch and recovery system.

Senators Move NDAA Forward with War Fund

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Senators vote 83-15, include $38 billion for DoD from the war fund and move NDAA toward a vote possible as early as Thursday.

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

Commander calls his new job the best at NAVAIR.

Launch & Trap Teams Honored

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

Navy Buying Hydrophones

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

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

F-35B Performs for Press

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