Navy Conducts Training Events at Moffett Federal Airfield

The Navy is conducting planned, routine training missions using contracted air support F-5 aircraft out of Moffett Federal Airfield (Moffett) in Santa Clara County, Calif. until mid-March. The F-5 aircraft, a small, unarmed jet aircraft, is supporting a Navy training unit located at NAS Lemoore. The aircraft are participating in standard training for local military units and have historically operated…

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Navy Upgrades Adversary Tactical Fighter Safety & Readiness

The Navy’s Specialized and Proven Aircraft program office (PMA-226) recently delivered the first F-5N aircraft to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. to begin ground and flight test of the F-5 block upgrade prototype project. Aligned with the Navy’s strategic imperative of increasing capability and enhancing lethality, the newly redesigned tactical fighters will include features found on modern aircraft that…

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