The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) will host a program focused on autonomous systems, highlighting initiatives at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to include Webster Field objectives on April 12 at 8:00 a.m. at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, Maryland.
Rear Adm. Mark Darrah, Program Executive Officer for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO (U&W)), Pete Heasley, UAS Test Directorate at Webster Field, and Col. Eldon Metzger, Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PMA-263) Program Manager are the confirmed speakers at this program, presenting an overview of unmanned initiatives, priorities, capabilities and their alignment with NAVAIR and NAWCAD mission and goals.
There is no cost for this program. Advance registration is requested. To register, please visit www.paxpartnership.org
TPP fosters collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and expertise across a diverse network including: educational institutions; industry; local, state and federal governments; and TPP employees and members. TPP also promotes STEM education and workforce development within the local community by hosting programs of interest to NAVAIR, NAWCAD and the broader DoD community.