The February 2018 NDIA Patuxent River Speaker Series will feature Mr. Gerald Swift, Director for AIRWorks at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). He leads a diverse $500 million aircraft modification portfolio and oversees a $650 million annual non-Navy workload acceptance portfolio for the Commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division NAWCAD.
NAWCAD supports research and development, engineering, test and evaluation of all Navy and Marine Corps air vehicle systems and trainers. NAWCAD also manages test ranges, test facilities, laboratories and aircraft necessary to support the fleet's acquisition requirements. In addition, the Office runs high-visibility special projects for ASN(RDA) and NAVAIR for rapid fielding to meet urgent warfighter needs.