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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.