Naval aviators are evaluating energy-saving refueling practices as part of a program aimed at standardizing fleet-driven energy best practices that do not adversely impact mission or safety.
The Naval Aviation Energy Conservation (Air ENCON) Program is driving the fleet-wide… Continue reading
Marking a key development for U.S. Marine Corps aviation, Bell Helicopter the manufacturer of the service’s H-1 Helicopter, delivered the 100th UH-1Y model to the U.S. government Jan. 16.
The aircraft was the 100th of 349 H-1… Continue reading
Initial Operational Test and Evaluation reports E-2D Advanced Hawkeye ready for full-rate production
Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 1 declared the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye “suitable and effective” in an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) report, aiding the Defense Acquisition Board in approving the aircraft for full-rate production in January.
“This… Continue reading
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide a suite of avionics equipment for the U.S. Navy C-130T Avionics Obsolescence Upgrade program. The equipment will be installed on 20 aircraft with work scheduled to… Continue reading
BF-17, part of the third lot of Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP 3) F-35B Lightning II aircraft, arrives at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., Oct. 4. BF-17 will temporarily add to the complement of F-35B and F-35C test aircraft… Continue reading
In early July, members from the Unmanned Combat… Continue reading
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 deployed with four Fire Scouts aboard frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) June 29 in support of operations off the Horn of Africa.
With a record number of Fire Scouts aboard the guided missile frigate,… Continue reading
“This summer will be full of activity as the team braces for X-47B’s first… Continue reading