Naval Air Systems Command Story Archive

NAWCAD Lakehurst Improves Production Time, Safety with Robotic Welder  (18 July 2019)
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst is reducing production time and costs, while increasing readiness and the safety of its welding artisans by using a new robotic welder.
Compact Swaging Machine makes fleet debut  (24 July 2019)
The fleet's oldest aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz (CVN 68), became the first to deploy in June with the highly anticipated Compact Swaging Machine (CSM), which eliminates the time and manpower-intensive socket pouring process for producing purchase cable terminals.
Advanced Arresting Gear Ready for Propellers and Jets  (13 August 2019)
The Navy's newest aircraft carrier Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system received the green light to recover all "props and jets" aircraft, according to the Aircraft Recovery Bulletin (ARB) released Aug. 2.

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