Republished from Navy News Service
Release Date: 5/4/2014 9:51:00 PM
By Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs
Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval research, talks with airship pilot Marty Chandler during an orientation flight aboard the Navy’s MZ-3A over Patuxent River, Md. The MZ-3A, assigned to Scientific Development Squadron (VXS) 1 of the Military Support Division at the Naval Research Laboratory, is an advanced flying laboratory used to evaluate affordable sensor payloads and provide support for other related science and technology projects for the naval research enterprise. U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams (Released) 140501-N-PO203-457.