Tag Archives: Naval Sea Systems Command

Navy Continues Mine Countermeasure Tests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Naval Surface Warfare Center's Panama City Division has conducted tests of an unmanned surface vehicle designed to deter mine threats. NSWC PCD continued mine countermeasure USV testing at the coastal test range amid the coronavirus pandemic, Naval Sea Systems Command said Thursday. The CTR facility operates near NSWC PCD and features fielding ranges for mine warfare testing and training.

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Norfolk Shipyard Explores Ways to Innovate Naval 3D Printing

Norfolk Naval Shipyard's Technology and Innovation Laboratory is studying the use of 3D printing in naval operations. The T&Y Lab works with other additive manufacturing teams within the shipyard to experiment the use of resin, carbon fiber and other raw materials for 3D printing, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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Vice Adm. Thomas Moore: Navy Intends to Upgrade Launchers on Destroyers for Hypersonic Weapons

Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, head of Naval Sea Systems Command, said the U.S. Navy plans to upgrade launchers on its Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers to accommodate hypersonic missiles, Defense News reported Sunday. “Vertical launch system has been a real game-changer for us."

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