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    Patuxent River, Maryland



    Satellite and aerial maps of NAS Patuxent River with nearby locations

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    12.52852W6 St Mary County Regional, Maryland
    15.4187 Webster Field, Maryland
    64.9027KESN Easton / Newnam Field, Maryland
    67.43012W5 Indian Head, Maryland
    70.5325KADW Andrews AFB, Maryland
    76.2316 Gaylord National Convention Center, Maryland

    1942 to present

    38° 17' 9.95'' N - 76° 24' 42.11'' W
    Lexington Park
    Elevation: 25 feet

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    List of units at NAS Patuxent River

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1975/    VX-20MQ-8C Fire Scout 2015/   
    1970/    VX-1MQ-8A/B Fire Scout 2006/   
    S-70 H-60 1983/   
    1949/    HX-21CMV-22B Osprey 2020/   
    VH-92A 2018/   
    CH-53K King Stallion 2017/   
    V-22 Osprey 2004/   
    UH-1Y Venom
    1945/    USNTPSUH-72A Lakota 2009/   
    TH-6B Cayuse 1991/09
    ??/56VXE-6S-58 H-34 1955/??
    HH-1N ??/99

    NAS Patuxent River News

    New Electronic Warfare System for Osprey, 20-Jul-21 : #ECM The U.S. Marine Corps’ newest Intrepid Tiger II (IT II) Electronic Warfare (EW) capability flew for the first time on an MV-22B Osprey. The tilt-rotor does not have wing stations so the AN/ALQ-231(V)4 consists of a roll-on/roll-off rack-mounted payload controlled from a laptop in the aircraft cabin

    Test Pilots Pushing Boundaries, 08-Feb-21 : #TestPilot Instructors at US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) ensuring next generation of test pilots gain the skills necessary for testing the aircraft and systems of tomorrow

    Pax River SAR Rescued Hawkeye Crew, 03-Nov-20 : #Hawkeye Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River P-8A Poseidon and MH-60S Seahawk successfully rescued an E-2C Hawkeye crew who had to bail out near Wallops Island in Virginia last August 31 during a routine training flight

    FlightSafety Wins TH-73 Simulators Contract, 27-Aug-20 : #AHTS US Navy awarded FlightSafety $363M for 18 simulators and other support services for the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) Leonardo TH-73A between 2021 and 2026. The TH-73A is based on the AW119Kx and will replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger trainers

    CH-53K King Stallion First Time at Sea, 25-Jun-20 : #USSWasp The future USMC heavy lift helicopter, the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion, completed first sea trials aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1)

    14-Jun-20 - RESET for Marines CH-53E Super Stallion #RESET
    23-Apr-20 - CH-53E KRACEn Contract for Erickson #KRACEn
    16-Apr-20 - First Ferry Flight for the COD CMV-22 Osprey #FerryFlight
    15-Apr-20 - VX-20 Celebrates 45th anniversary #VX20
    13-Apr-20 - CH-53K Completed Air Refueling Tests #refueling
    05-Jan-20 - NAVAIR Increased Ospreys Operational Rate #Osprey
    17-Dec-19 - Engine Integration Issues on CH-53K Resolved #ExhaustGas
    06-Dec-19 - CH-53K Active Training Controls by Stirling #CH53K
    02-Oct-19 - Redesigned Gunner Seats for MH-60S Seahawks #Seats
    31-Jul-19 - Airbus Celebrates 10 Years of Navy’ Lakota #USNTPS
    13-Jul-19 - Osprey Test Aircraft Retired to Museum #Osprey
    10-Jul-19 - Initial Operational Capability for MQ-8C Fire Scout #FireScout
    19-Nov-18 - Marine One VH-92 First Time at the White House #MarineOne
    02-Jun-18 - Leonardo TH-119 Trainer at Pax River Expo #expo
    21-Mar-18 - CH-53K Passed Demo Test
    06-Feb-18 - CH-53K Lifted a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)
    05-Jul-17 - CH-53K Arrived to PAX in First Cross Country Flight
    11-Apr-17 - MQ-8C Completes First Test Period Aboard LCS
    10-Aug-16 - Marines to Repair 147 CH-53E in 3 Years
    29-Jul-16 - Osprey First Flight with 3D Printed Parts
    03-Feb-16 - V-22 Osprey Navy Variant Known as CMV-22B
    29-Sep-15 - Calspan to Modify Black Hawk for USNTPS
    29-May-15 - Naval Sea King Helicopter Now at Pax Museum
    06-Feb-15 - NAVAIR Advances CH/MH-53E Inspection Efforts
    24-Mar-10 - USNTPS UH-72A Lakotas have arrived
    09-May-06 - Marine AH-1Z and UH-1Y Start OPEVAL
    01-Mar-06 - AH-1Z/UH-1Y Complete Developmental Testing
    18-Jan-06 - Fire Scout completes First Autonomous Ship Landings
    18-Nov-05 - Last U.S. Navy Sea King Helicopter Delivered
    17-May-05 - AH-1Z/UH-1Y complete first sea trials
    19-Mar-03 - NAVAIR helps Coast Guard arm helos for new mission

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