Wednesday May 8
Naval Base Coronado Scores Top Defense Dept. Environmental Award
Naval Base Coronado received a top national honor from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for its approach to dealing with threatened species at Naval Air Station North Island and seven other locations.
Crew Dispatched from North Island Rescued Ailing Cruise Ship Passenger
Naval Air Station North Island played a role in the rescue of an elderly man suffering from kidney failure aboard a cruise ship, the Associated Press reported .
Navy's First Squadron to Operate Manned and Unmanned Aircraft
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 35 became the first composite expeditionary helicopter squadron to include both the world's most technologically advanced helicopter; the MH-60R Seahawk and the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ; during an establishment ceremony today on Naval Air Station North ... (more)
Navy unveils squadron of manned, unmanned craft
Military officials on Thursday launched the maritime strike squadron at the Naval Air Station North Island on Coronado, near San Diego, by reactivating the "Magicians" unit, which served for 19 years before being deactivated in 1992.
U.S. Navy launches new squadron of manned, unmanned helicopters
Members of first U.S. Navy helicopter squadron to include manned and unmanned aircraft pose with one of their aircraft after a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California May 2, 2013.
Video: Is it 'Star Wars?' Sure, Admiral Says, But Don't Call it a Drone
Don't call it a drone, Vice Admiral David Buss said. But for laymen - from those who are fascinated by the development of unmanned flights to those appalled that they might be used by authorities stateside - the term most commonly used for the technology is drone.
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New Hybrid UAV and Helo Squadron Stands Up
US Navy Photo The Navy's first aviation squadron that combines unmanned aerial vehicles and manned helicopters stoop up on Thursday at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., according to a release from U.S. Naval Air Forces.
Navy unveils first squadron of drones
The Navy is inaugurating its first squadron with unmanned aircraft, formally adopting drone technology amid debate over its growing use in warfare.
Party at the Base: North Island To Welcome USS Coronado in 2014
Coronado already has something to look forward to in 2014. According to retired Vice Admiral John Nyquist and Ken Mitchell, the Navy has selected Naval Air Station North Island as the site for the commissioning ceremony for the USS Coronado .