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Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) Unit Oceana is located at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia.


CNATT Unit Oceana's mission is to support the Department of Defense by providing specialized technical training to aviation maintenance professionals for F/A-18 Hornets, and Automated Test Equipment in direct support of genuine and emerging fleet requirements.


To create an efficient and dynamic learning environment that enables students to take full advantage of their potential as professional Aviation Maintenance Technicians; capable of having a substantial impact on their unit’s mission readiness.

Guiding Principles

Training Sailors and Marines is our business; improved fleet readiness is our goal.

Our number one asset is our people; provide an environment conducive to mission accomplishment while achieving personal and professional goals of every member in our unit.

Dedication to creating Aviation professionals through the Naval Aviation Training Continuum with Navy Core Values as our overarching values.

Remain vigilant for improvement opportunities within the unit. Strive to maximize resources while providing the highest quality level of service to our customers, both internal and external.

Foster a culture of teamwork by promoting equal opportunity, embracing the free exchange of ideas and encouraging self-improvement.

Maintain a clear understanding of our vision, mission and guiding principles.

Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Oceana
790 D Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23460-2299


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