Tag Archives: Naval Surface Warfare Center

Naval Surface Warfare Center Prepares to Establish New Radiation Facility; Shana Goodman Quoted

Radiation Modernization

Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, has broken ground on what would become a radiation testing facility for various defense systems. The future Radiation Modernization facility will feature new testing equipment as the Navy assesses the radiation of missile defense, space and nuclear deterrence systems. The facility's groundbreaking ceremony took place on Oct. 4th.

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Navy to Demonstrate Health Monitoring System for Self-Defense Test Ship; Carlos Boisselier Quoted

Self-Defense Test Ship

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division is contributing to a collaborative effort that aims to design, develop and test a an autonomous monitoring system for the U.S. Navy's Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS). The effort, which is a Naval Innovation, Science and Engineering project, will produce a system designed to continuously analyze the health of SDTS's hull, mechanical and electrical systems. 

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Amentum Receives $90M Research and Development Contract to Support Maritime Electronic Warfare, Above-Water Sensors; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning

Amentum announced on Wednesday that the company has secured a potential five-year, $90 million contract to support the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) Above Water Sensors and the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) with systems engineering services. Amentum received the contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle.

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NSWC Corona Uses Web-Based Tool to Track, Reduce Cannibalizations; David Drake Quoted

Naval Surface

Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division has produced a web-based tool that allows users to track, process and report cannibalizations, the act of reducing supply inventories to accommodate newer products. The eCANNAB system serves as a centralized platform for the many cannibalizations across the Navy. 

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USAF, Navy Test New Approach for Airborne PNT Tech; Maj. Andy Cottle Quoted

AgilePod Sensor Pod

The U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy jointly demonstrated a new concept with airborne positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies in Centennial, Colorado. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) worked with the Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation Office to test a mix of PNT technologies in an Agilepod sensor pod across six sorties. 

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NSWC Dahlgren Division to Unify Naval Combat Simulation Systems; Howard Kohl Quoted

Naval Surface Warfare

Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division is working on an integrated simulation system that would unify multiple training systems. NSWC Dahlgren Division wants to shift away from using two different combat simulators across five systems to having just one platform covering various naval capabilities, Naval Sea Systems Command said Wednesday.

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Amentum Creates Innovative MBSE Collaboration Center To Benefit DOD Customers; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning

Amentum announced Tuesday the creation of its Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Collaboration Center near Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC). The Center aims to create new digital engineering capabilities to benefit the Department of Defense’s (DOD) customer base in the application and practice of MBSE. MBSE training will allow engineers to work using a digital environment rather than traditional design documents. 

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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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