Tag Archives: Naval Sea Systems Command

NSWC Carderock Awards Systems Planning and Analysis–Envisioneering Prime Contract; CEO William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis–Envisioneering (E-SPA), a  joint venture between Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. and Envisioneering Inc., was awarded a $4.56 million prime contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock to provide research, development, test and evaluation services to the Advanced Propulsor Management Office. E-SPA’s responsibilities focus on cost and construction trend analysis for COLUMBIA Class submarine propulsor program.

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NAVSEA Hosts Virtual Competition for 3D Printing, Cyber, Data Tech; Anne Bannister Quoted

Naval Sea Systems Command

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has launched this year's $95,000 prize challenge for 3D printing, cyber and data science technologies applicable to maritime operations. The contest's cyber track will challenge participants to hack the U.S. Navy's 2021 cyber games in a virtual capture-the-flag manner. Contestants will attempt to disable a tool the Navy is looking to use for cyber surveillance.

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Lt. Gen. Duane Gamble: Army Funneling $800M for Organic Industrial Base Modernization

Lt. Gen. Duane Gamble

Lt. Gen. Duane Gamble, deputy chief of staff, G-4, at the U.S. Army, said the service branch is investing $800 million to update its arsenals, ammunition plants and depots. He noted that the service has executed workforce rejuvenation efforts and is looking into establishing a nitric acid complex within the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Tennessee. 

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Sarah Armstrong: NSWC Crane Hypersonics Systems Engineering Field Activity Seeks to Link Research to Warfighter’s Needs

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong, director of the Joint Hypersonics Transition Office (JHTO) Systems Engineering Field Activity at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division, said her work involves looking for “similarities between program needs and ways to maximize investments.” She also cited the importance of communication in accelerating tech deployment and shed light on her work at NSWC Crane. 

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U.S. Navy Consolidates IT, Network Authorities Under JADC2 Project Office

Performance Test

The U.S. Navy has moved authorities over information technology systems and networks to a newly established office overseeing Project Overmatch that seeks to turn the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept into a reality. The changes provide Rear Adm. Douglas Small, head of Project Overmatch, authorities to manage acquisition and sustainment and research and development programs related to warfighting networks.

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Navy’s Project Overmatch Program Office Takes Charge of Multiple Networks, Information Systems

Performance Test

A newly established office at the U.S. Navy has received authority over network and information systems previously owned by other naval organizations, in support of a large-scale connectivity plan. The direct report program manager for Project Overmatch now has authority over all the Navy's communications-related research, development, procurement and sustainment efforts.

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard to Begin Migration to Maritime Systems Environment

Maritime Systems

Norfolk Naval Shipyard will migrate its applications and data into a new environment April 9th as a part of the efforts to comply with Naval Sea Systems Command's mandate to update corporate platforms. The migration into the Maritime Systems Environment (MSE) will modify all corporate tools into web-based applications while platforms. 

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Navy Forms EOD Tech Assessment Division; Capt. Eric Correll Quoted

Explosive Ordnance

The U.S. Navy has created an organization within Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head Division (IHD) that will evaluate explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) equipment to address system capability gaps. The Battle Lab will help the U.S. Navy determine EOD equipment needs, develop requirements, manage buying processes and implement technologies.

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Naval Sea Systems Command Holds First Virtual Small Business Forum

NAVSEA

Naval Sea Systems Command held a virtual forum to discuss programs that fund the research, development and transition of technologies made in partnership with small businesses. The Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Transition online event ran from Jan. 27 to 28, marking the forum's first virtual rendition.

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