Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Story Archive

NAWCWD Support Engineering Brings Fidelity, Cost Savings to the Fleet  (21 August 2015)
Jesse Zapata doesn't get test anxiety. His tests solve problems, rather than present them.
Santomauro Takes Helm at Naval Test Wing Pacific   (24 September 2015)
Capt. Thomas M. "Oddjob" Santomauro relieved Capt. John H. "Frenchy" Rousseau as the commodore of Naval Test Wing Pacific (NTWP) in a ceremony at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, Sept. 23.
NAWCWD Team Updates Telemetry Kit with off the Shelf Hardware, Avoids Millions in Costs  (14 October 2015)
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division engineers and scientists recently came together to update the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) telemetry system by reusing existing inventory, avoiding millions of dollars of cost to the Navy to develop a new system.
Air Boss visits Point Mugu, China Lake  (14 October 2015)
Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, Naval Air Forces commander (CNAF), visited with operational units, installation commands and Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) staff during his Oct. 5-6 visit to Point Mugu and China Lake, his first since becoming "Air Boss" in January.
NAWCWD Vice Commander Helps Welcome The Wall That Heals to California  (20 November 2015)
The Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., honors over 58,000 service members who died in service to their nation. In November a mobile, half-scale version of the memorial, known as The Wall That Heals, came to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.
NAWCWD hosts MDA, Japanese for live-fire test of SM-3 Block IIA missile  (9 December 2015)
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California hosted a live-fire test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile Dec. 8.
Bittersweet Goodbyes: Last S-3 Viking Leaves U.S. Navy Service  (12 January 2016)
After more than 40 years of service, the last S-3B Viking in U.S. Navy service launched one last time from the runway at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Jan. 11.
China Lake Welcomes UNSECNAV Davidson  (15 July 2016)
Dr. Janine Davidson, Under Secretary of the Navy, made her first trip to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake July 13.
Black History Month: Point Mugu's Own 'Hidden Figures'  (21 February 2017)
On Feb. 26, Hollywood's finest will gather at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles to honor their own at the annual Academy Awards; one of the films up for the Best Picture Award is "Hidden Figures."
Center Stage at Electronic Warfare Symposium  (1 May 2017)
More than 600 industry and government leaders in electronic warfare gathered for the 46th Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, April 25-27.
Chirkis Earns Civilian Service Award  (7 September 2017)
Rear Adm. Brian Corey, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, presented Ken Chirkis with a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award during a surprise ceremony, Aug. 29, at China Lake, California.

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