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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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NAVSEA Unveils Roadmap for Navy Energy Systems Dev’t Efforts

Naval Sea Systems Command published its energy systems development roadmap, detailing efforts to help the U.S. Navy meet future sensor systems and weapon power requirements. The roadmap, referred to as the Naval Power and Energy Systems Technology Development Roadmap, aligned warfighter requirements with the creation of energy and electrical power systems to help augment maritime warfare capacities, the Navy said Thursday

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NSWC Corona Starts Large-Data Navy Catalog Dev’t

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona Division is developing a large data concept to unify, disseminate and catalog U.S. Navy research, development, evaluation and test data, Dvidshub reported Thursday. Led by Hovanes Keseyan, an employee from NSWC Corona, the planned technology will accommodate all relative data through the enterprise and will be accessible via Department of Defense and other database systems.

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Navy Demos New Aegis System at Recent Exercise

The U.S. Navy demonstrated the use of a prototype virtualization-driven missile defense system during an exercise off Virginia's coast. Guided missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner used the Aegis Virtual Twin system to destroy an incoming target, verifying the missile defense platform's capacity to operate with radars and missiles, Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday.

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Navy to Release RFP for Unmanned Surface Vehicle Procurement

The U.S. Navy plans to issue a request for proposals for acquisition of a new class of unmanned surface vehicles in May, and the contract will be awarded by the close of 2019, USNI News reported Wednesday. An unclassified document from the service branch shows that the medium-sized vehicles will work as a sensor and communications relay vehicle in support of the Navy’s unmanned systems fleet.

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Navy Unveils Program Executive Office Columbia

The U.S. Navy has created an office to manage the construction of Columbia-class submarine units. The Navy said Wednesday the Program Executive Office Columbia will assist the service branch to maintain resilient sea-based strategic deterrents through 2080.

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