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Lemoore Naval Air Station Commander Outlines Expansion Plans

The commander of Lemoore Naval Air Station, home to more than 12,000 sailors, Marines and civilians, on Monday detailed plans for a 25 percent personnel expansion over the next three years, which c...

US Navy, Lockheed Conduct First LRASM Captive-Carry Flights on F-18

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy recently completed the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) prototype captive-carry flight tests on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The flights were conducted at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. Show More Summary

NAS Whidbey Best Naval Base in the World, Navy Says

It's official: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is the number one naval base in the world.

The Absurdly Complete History of Animals Parachuting From the Sky

Dog mascot - complete with uniform and wings - of VS-1, D7, Naval Air Station in Florida, 1943. (Photo: National Museum of the US Navy/flickr) Sometimes, to save a beaver, you have to throw it out of a plane. In the fall of 1948 a pilot...Show More Summary

Rare Photos Reveal Lost History Of Sunken Pearl Harbor Plane

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

HONOLULU -- Seventy-four years ago, minutes before their attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese bombers strategically bombed a seaplane base at the nearby Kaneohe Naval Air Station at Kaneohe Bay, on the other side of the Hawaiian island of...Show More Summary

Flight 19: Mysterious Disappearance Occurred 70-Years Ago Today

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Inquisitr - Odd

On December 5, 1945, five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers and 14 airmen took off from Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida on a training mission. The planes and the airmen were never seen again, giving birth to the legend of the mysterious disappearance of Flight 19. Show More Summary

Statue Could Solidify Navy, City Bond

A bronze statue of a Naval aviator in uniform, gazing into the distance with helmet held at his side, will represent remembrance and a long-standing partnership between Corpus Christi and the air station.

Ride Along With The Heroes Of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Search And Rescue

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Pacific Northwest is a beautiful place, but with that beauty comes some of the most dangerous terrain and harsh weather in the United States. NAS Whidbey Island Search And Rescue, often known by their callsign “Firewood,” with their three MH-60S Seahawks, crews and maintainers, are ready to take on nature’s challenges at a moments notice in order to save lives. Read more...

USS Phillipine Sea Commanding Officer Dies after House Fire

The captain of the Mayport Naval Station-based USS Philippine Sea died Saturday after a fire at his home at Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

When You See, Hear, and Feel Fighter Jets Over Frisco, Most of the Time They’re These F/A-18’s from Naval Air Station Lemoore

TweetOr slightly bigger jets, these days, mostly. As seen from the Marina Green, back in aught-13: Naval Air Station Lemoore, 93246 And he’s peeling off those dollar bills Slapping them down One hundred, two hundred And I can see those fighter planes And I can see those fighter planes

The $1.45 trillion reason we can't have nice things

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta addresses the F-35 Integrated Test Force personnel at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland January 20, 2012. Pentagon boondoggles are a dime a dozen—or more accurately trillions of dollars a dozen—but this one is king. Show More Summary

Navy Pilot Lt. Daniel Harris: All-American Mr. Perfect With Dark Secret That Shocked Even His Wife

Lt. Daniel Chase Harris was a seemingly all-American “Top Gun” instructor stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana. His father was also a Navy pilot, and his grandfather was a two-star admiral. His family dog was named “Maverick.” He had stellar reports. Show More Summary

CES to Provide Demolition, Recycling Services at Navy Air Station

CES Synergies, a full-service environmental, asbestos abatement and demolition company, has been selected to remove three Navy hangers located at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. The scope of services consists of the entire removal of the above grade portions of the hangers, which are constructed of structural steel. CES will facilitate and supervise the […]

The Navy Has Retired The EA-6B Prowler After 45 Years Of Service

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Navy wrapped up its “Prowler Sunset” retirement celebration last weekend at the picturesque Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State. The open house included the airfield’s last EA-6B flanked by EA-18G Growlers, the Grumman jet’s replacement, ripping overhead and performing the missing man formation. Read more...

AM Linkage: Inside the 'Mummy' House; Central Valley Homes Are Sinking

Photo of the newly renovated ACT Strand Theater building via Patrick Boury · Alameda Naval Air Station development to finally take off · A look inside the Richmond District's "mummy house" · NY mag calls out SF for confederate flag....

Brazil to Refinance Gripen Deal It’s Investigating | Czech Republic Goes Shopping | India Plugs MiG Hole with SU-30s; Eschews Gripens

Americas With Naval Air Station Lemoore set to become the backbone of the Navy’s future strike capability, the Navy awarded a contract Friday for the construction of infrastructure to support the base’s fleet of F-35Cs. The $20.2 million task order covers the construction of new buildings to house JSF simulators, as well as classrooms and […]

F-35B makes first ski-jump launch

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The British Royal Navy is a step closer to getting a fighter wing for its new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers after the F-35B Lightning II made a successful take off from a ski-jump on June 19 at Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland. Show More Summary

F-35B Makes Its First Leap Off The Ski Jump

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Lockheed’s F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing version of the Joint Strike Fighter took its first leap off the ski-jump test ramp at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, and it could lead to the birth of a new eXXXtreme sport. Read more...

All Opinions Are Local: How a SEAL team from Virginia Beach made it big

Dam Neck Annex is a forgettable piece of beachfront landscape amid the strip malls of Virginia Beach. F-18s Hornet jets roar past from nearby Oceana Naval Air Station, and the traffic is typical for the area: vans with soccer moms, bikers’ choppers and sedans with families headed for the sand.Read full article >>

Ruined roads, failing utilities bedevil Alameda Point residents and businesses

Last fall, a contractor doing work at Alameda Point accidentally shorted out the former Naval Air Station’s phone system, leaving all of the Point’s residents and businesses without phone or Internet service for three days. “Imagine trying to run a business without phone service,” Bladium Sports & Fitness Club owner Brad Shook said. “Nobody could

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