May 22, 2022

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NAVAIR Building on Unfunded Priority List

Congress might well approve the $5.7 billion the Pentagon wants in its unfunded construction request for FY23. But Congress can only approve those that are 35% done with planning and design. NAVAIR is on the priority list.

NAVAIR Engineer Reaching Youth Through Robotics

Dan Ensminger, a NAVAIR engineer from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, has used his enthusiasm for engineering and program acquisition experience to lead 29 local youth robotics teams over the past 14 years.

Sea-Air-Space Expo to Feature NAVAIR Speakers

Naval Air Systems Command will be well-represented at the annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition at National Harbor in early April.

TPP Hosting Women’s History Event

Women's History

In honor of Women’s History Month, join The Patuxent Partnership and the Chesapeake Bay chapter of Women In Defense for a briefing with Susan DeGuzman on “Leadership and Empowerment of Women.”

Castelein New PMA-202 Program Manager


CAPT Carey Castelein assumed command of Aircrew Systems program office (PMA-202) last month at Patuxent River, MD.

MQ-25 Initial Carrier Demo Completed

The US Navy completed an Unmanned Carrier Aviation Demonstration of its MQ-25 unmanned air system prototype in December aboard USS George H.W. Bush, laying the groundwork for future carrier-based UAS operations.

DoD Photos Take a Look Back at 2021


The Defense Department offers a glimpse into the lives and work of US military members across the globe in 2021 through the lenses of military photographers.

Navy Pilots Use Newest PLM to Safely Land Jets in Challenging Situations


Thanks to the US Navy’s latest version of the Precision Landing Mode (PLM), landing in extremely challenging situations is now much safer and easier for pilots.

NAVAIR Leaders Share Strategy for Partnerships

NAVAIR leaders briefed Southern Maryland industry partners on NAVAIR priorities during a recent event hosted by The Patuxent Partnership and Southern Maryland Navy Alliance.

Pax Partnership Honored for Work With Apprenticeships


The Patuxent Partnership was honored for its contributions to apprenticeships in the state by the Maryland Department of Labor.