Tag Archives: Naval Surface Warfare Center

Navy Tests Hellfire Missile for LCS Surface Warfare Module

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The U.S. Navy‘s program executive office for littoral combat ships has conducted a restrained firing test of a missile technology currently in developmental testing for integration into the LCS Surface-to-Surface Missile Module. The Longbow Hellfire Missile was tested at the Naval Surface Warface Center Dalhgren Division’s explosive experimental area to evaluate …

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Navy Evaluates Strike Group Capacity at 2016 USS Dahlgren Demo Event

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The U.S. Navy has evaluated a strike group in various areas such as gun weapon systems, combat systems and interoperability with surface and air assets at the 2016 USS Dahlgren demonstration. According to a report published by the Navy’s information technology magazine, the USS Dahlgren cybernetic laboratory tested engagement coordination with virtual and …

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Rear Adm. Tom Druggan Named Commander of Naval Surface Warfare Center

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Rear Adm. Tom Druggan, a surface warfare officer at the U.S. Navy, has been appointed as commander of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. He relieved Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, who has led NSWC since October 2014, during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday, the Navy said Friday. Druggan previously commanded the Aegis ballistic missile defense destroyer …

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Profile: Ken Brennan, Defense Department Deputy Director for Services Acquisition

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Ken Brennan serves as the Defense Department’s deputy director for services acquisition within the office of procurement and acquisition policy, with responsibility in acquisition-related technical and programmatic evaluation efforts. Brennan is also responsible for the governance structures and procedures the military departments and defense agencies use to implement services acquisition. …

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Navy Seeks Info on Sensor, Targeting System for Special Ops Aircraft

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The U.S. Navy is soliciting industry input for its plan to install an electro-optical sensor and targeting system in the service’s special operations aircraft, Defense Systems reported Tuesday. A Naval Surface Warfare Center notice says the service wants information on a gimbaled system that is compatible with the Lockheed Martin-built C-130J in …

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DARPA’s Kerry Bernstein: SRI Builds Instrument to Find Counterfeit Chips

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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research partner SRI International has delivered the Advanced Scanning Optical Microscope to the Naval Surface Warfare Center‘s Crane division to aid forensic analysis of integrated circuits and other microelectronics. DARPA said Tuesday the technology supports its Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits program, which aims to detect …

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NSWC Division Bases Automated Inventory System on RFID Tech; Ryan Mabry Comments

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The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Panama City Division has developed an automated inventory system that uses Radio Frequency Identification technology to tag and track mission package support containers during maintenance, embarkation and debarkation activities. The Mission Package Automated Inventory Information System inventories each container within 7.5 minutes on average, the Navy said Aug. 13. “[We] installed MPAIIS …

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