July 14, 2020

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NAWCAD to Lead So. MD Tech Bridge

Tech Bridge

NAWCAD is named to lead Southern Maryland’s Tech Bridge to help local leverage and fund innovations of non-traditional military partners. James Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition made the announcement Tuesday.

Last of Block II Super Hornets Delivered

Super Hornets

The US Navy took delivery of the final Block II Super Hornet earlier this month, closing out a run of 322 one-seater F/A-18Es and 286 two-seater F/A-18Fs.

Navy Culture Shift = Re-Up Rate Increase

Navy Culture Shift = Re-Up Rate Increase

Officials believe that a change in Navy culture is the reason the service’s reenlistment rates have gone up.

Bird Strike Grounds Navy Aircraft at Pax

Bird Strike

An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit a bird while landing at NAS Patuxent River on Oct. 2. The Navy estimates the damage due to the bird strike at about $2 million.

Navy Working Capital Fund Explained

Working Capital Fund

Gene Townsend, former comptroller of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, will speak on the Navy Working Capital Fund during an event Thursday, May 30, 2019, hosted by The Patuxent Partnership.

NAWCAD Summer Internships Open for Students

Summer Internships

March 15 is the deadline to apply for summer internships with NAWCAD for summer 2019.

Navy’s First Female Jet Pilot Dies

Female Jet Pilot

The US Navy’s first female jet pilot, Rosemary Mariner, died last week. She was 65.

CSM Night of Engineering is Nov. 7

Night of Engineering

College of Southern Maryland is hosting a Night of Engineering from 6 to 7:30 pm Nov. 7, 2018, at the CSM Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road in Leonardtown.

Navy Launches First UAS Squadron

UAS Squadron

The US Navy commissioned its first test squadron dedicated to unmanned air systems at Webster Outlying Field. The UAS trials squadron is known as Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (UX) 24.

NAWCAD Industry Day Set for Oct. 25

Industry Day

NAWCAD Industry Day, hosted by The Patuxent Partnership, is set for Oct. 25 at the Southern Maryland Higher Ed Center.