Search results for: NAWCAD

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  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst on November 2 officially opened a new facility that will help integrate aircraft launch and recovery equipment (ALRE) systems before they are sent out to the fleet. The ALRE Technology Integration Center (A-TIC) will provide NAWCAD Lakehurst engineers with a shipboard representative environment to test and integrate […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities

    KBR’s government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a USD 69.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Under the contract awarded by NAWCAD, KBRwyle will be responsible for the engineering, installation and maintenance of the Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) MK III […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River and construction contractor G-W Management Services officially broke ground on a new operations center for NAWCAD’s Atlantic Test Ranges (ATR) Aug. 24. The project will enhance ATR’s ability to support simultaneous test operations for current and future naval aviation programs, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded defense company Engility a $71 million contract to deliver systems engineering on U.S. naval aircraft and weapons systems. As part of the contract, Engility will assess the technical performance, suitability and risks of aircraft, weapon and integrated systems. The team will perform systems engineering, analysis, […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a USD 212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems. The company will design, acquire, integrate, and test radio systems for newly constructed Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG) and other U.S. Navy and U.S. […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems a two-year contract to support its Special Communications Mission Solutions Division with a range of technical services. Under the contract, valued at $34 million, BAE Systems will support and maintain the life cycle of vital communications and electronics. Mark Keeler, vice president and general […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy’s EA-18G “Green Growler” completed flight testing of a 100-percent advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in early September.  “From takeoff to landing, you couldn’t tell any difference,” said Lt. Cmdr. Bradley Fairfax, project officer and test pilot with Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, after the first test flight Sept. 1. […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) received the new Airborne Systems Training and Research Support (ASTARS) III aircraft at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on June 29. ASTARS III is the third, and newest, generation of flying classroom for the USNTPS curriculum. The aircraft is a custom tailored C-26A Metroliner equipped with military equipment […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy commissioned its first unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test and evaluation squadron during a ceremony at Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Webster Outlying Field, on October 18. The new unit, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (UX) 24, flies over 23 fixed and rotary wing UAS including the MQ-8 Fire Scout, RQ-20 Puma, RQ-21 […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy recently awarded Spectro Scientific a $9.6 million contract to provide fluid analysis equipment and support. Under the contract with the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Spectro will manufacture, test and deliver up to 69 model M-N/W SpectrOil RDE spectrometers to replace and upgrade the Navy and Marine Corp’s oil analysis […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) completed the first flight of the recently-delivered Airborne Systems Training and Research Support (ASTARS) III, August 21. The first flight objective validated the aircraft’s Naval subsystems ahead of its addition to the USNTPS’ class 155 syllabus which began last month. Class 155 will be the first class using […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Honorable Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA), was the latest of several senior Defense Department leaders to visit Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to see firsthand the in-house expertise and resources available at the Navy’s premiere research lab for weapons.   “NAWCWD is clearly a warfare […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division personnel developed a software that enables a radar to accurately alert the warfighter to adversary submarine periscopes on the cluttered and choppy surface of the ocean. The development team, within the command’s Target Recognition Branch of the Avionics Department, achieved a major technical milestone with the successful operational test […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAVCAD) has awarded Insitu Inc. a $10.8 million contract to deliver an additional 27 ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems to Afghanistan. In addition to the systems, the contract includes 37 payloads and spares in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The July 24 award follows previous contracts, awarded […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division teams fielded two experiments as Trident Warrior 2015 initiatives during the Talisman Sabre 2015 multinational exercise conducted in the Pacific this summer. The first experiment, utilizing a Link 16-enabled EWBM, was conducted by a NAWCWD team comprised of data analysts Steve Fisher and Bob Markham and senior EW […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    During a December 2016 test at China Lake, the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center’s Weapons Division-developed Spike missile, twice, demonstrated the capability of the missile to shoot down an Outlaw UAV with one shot. Spike is a forward-firing miniature munition that can be launched from the ground or the air, and is being developed to be […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    US defense technology company Northrop Grumman has delivered its electronic warfare simulation system to the US Navy. The multispectral testing solution will help the US Navy prepare the F-35 aircraft for the complex electromagnetic spectrum environment. Recently, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Point Mugu took delivery of what Northrop Grumman described as “the most […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Researchers from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have found a new use for a 90’s-designed autonomous underwater vehicle called Autonomous Mobile Periscope System (AMPS). When it came time to evaluate the Periscope Detection and Discrimination (PDD) capability, a radar interface that detects the presence of elusive diesel-electric submarines by spotting their periscope, navy engineers needed […]