January 19, 2021

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French Navy to Purchase Three E-2Ds

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft

France became the second international customer of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye last month with an offer to buy three E-2D aircraft from the US Navy, for a maximum value of $2 billion.

Job Rotations at NAVAIR Go Virtual

Job Rotations

Job rotations are just one way NAVAIR provides employees the opportunity to develop their careers and learn new skills. With many employees working remotely, job rotations have gone virtual.

Jammer Maintenance Plans Put to the Test

Jammer

US Navy sailors recently tested the validity of the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band capability’s maintenance plans and technical manuals during a recent logistics demonstration at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

Army-Navy Game Moves to West Point for 2020

Army-Navy Football

For the first time since 1943, the Army-Navy football game will not be played in Philadelphia.

Nine NAVAIR Civilians Earn STEM Awards

NAVAIR Civilians

Nine NAVAIR civilians won 2020 Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Awards for their community service, technical contributions, and exceptional achievements in their fields.

CH-53K King Stallion Undergoes Sea Trials

CH-53K

A team of pilots and engineers from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 based at NAS Patuxent River recently completed a crucial series of sea trials of the CH-53K King Stallion.

Arrobio New PMA-231 Program Manager

Arrobio New Program Manager for PMA-231

Capt. Pete Arrobio is the new E-2/C-2 Airborne Command & Control Systems Program Office (PMA-231) program manager. He relieved Capt. Keith Hash at an August 6 ceremony at NAS Pax River.

NAVAIR ECM Tool Team Gets the Job Done

The NAVAIR Sustainment Group recognized the Configuration/Data Management Department for its successful development and implementation of the Enterprise Change Management Tool in less than four months.

Next Gen Jammer-MB Completes 1st Flight With Growler

Jammer

The Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band completed its first mission systems flight with an EA-18G Growler at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD.

Japan Takes Delivery of Its 1st V-22 Osprey

Japan V-22

The first international variant of the V-22 Osprey aircraft flew from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to the Kisarazu Air Field on July 10, where the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force will now operate, train with, and maintain the aircraft.