Tag Archives: NSWC Crane

Penn State Researchers to Help Navy Update Sonar Tech

Undersea Warfare

Two U.S. Navy organizations and the Pennsylvania State University's research arm have teamed up to modernize undersea sensors that help provide situational awareness to the military branch's ships and submarines. Bartlett said that the Navy needs sonar technology to stay ahead of foreign adversaries who are working on hard-to-detect platforms.

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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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Angie Lewis to Lead Naval Tech Development as NSWC Crane’s Technical Director

Angie Lewis

Angie Lewis, formerly business director and corporate operations department manager at Naval Surface Warfare Center's (NSWC) Crane Division, has been appointed to serve as the division's technical director. Lewis brings over three decades of experience to the role, with a record of supporting corporate, resource planning, customer outreach and programmatic efforts at NSWC Crane. 

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NSWC Crane, SOFWERX Hold Industry Challenge for Portable Welding Tech


Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division's (NSWC) mobile technology repair complex and SOFWERX partnered to host an industry challenge that sought to address the U.S. Special Operations Command's current and potential welding needs. SOFWERX MTRC Portable Welder Combat Evaluation event encouraged industry to submit proposals on portable welding technologies that could support special operations forces' missions.

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DoD Joint Hypersonics Transition Office, NSWC Crane Partner to Accelerate Weapons Deployment; Gillian Bussey Quoted

Weapons Deployment

The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division has partnered with a Department of Defense (DoD) technology transition office to speed up the fielding of hypersonic weapons. JHTO is working to identify contract requirements from the start to help improve the transition of technologies like the Lockheed Martin-developed air-launched rapid response weapon.

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NSWC Crane Technologies Picked for DoD Accelerator Effort; Jenna Dix Quoted


The National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) evaluated technologies from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane's portfolio as part of an effort that seeks to address the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other commercial clients. NAVSEA noted the team licensed two technologies and signed a cooperative agreement with NSWC Crane.

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DoD Puts up New Hypersonics Engineering Office at NSWC Crane; Mark Lewis Quoted

Mark Lewis

The Department of Defense (DoD) has stood up an Indiana-based office that would support collaborative engineering for hypersonic system development. The Joint Hypersonics Transition Office's Systems Engineering Field Activity will operate from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, to help DoD better access NSWC-linked experts from government, commercial and academic sectors.

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NSWC Crane Brings AI-Ready Infrastructure to US Navy

Quantum Research

Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane fielded a high-performance computing technology as part of efforts to implement deep learning, artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities into the U.S. Navy. John Strange, a computer scientist at NSWC Crane, said AIRI serves as a hardware configuration that aims to help scientists and data architects process critical training workloads and lower compute times.

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Navy Engages With Academia for Computer Science Education Program; Mike Young Quoted


Naval Surface Warfare Center's (NSWC) Crane and Dahlgren divisions have teamed up with academia to host a computer science certification program. Old Dominion University and the University of Cincinnati helped NSWC administer courses under a program for computational naval sciences, with funds from the Office of Naval Research. 

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