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  • 17 November 2014

    Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport held a change of command ceremony, Nov. 14. Navy Capt. Howard Goldman relieved Navy Capt. Todd Cramer as commander, NUWC Newport. A naval submariner originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Goldman is a 1987 graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are buying another REMUS 100 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) from Hydroid Inc. in Pocasset, Mass., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime AS in Kongsberg, Norway. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I., needs the Hydroid REMUS 100 for continued development and testing, supplementing NUWC’s existing inventory of […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Eight activities of the Naval Sea Systems Command field activities were recognized Aug. 29, by Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) for outstanding accomplishments in energy and water management during fiscal year 2011. Award recipients will be honored Oct. 3, during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. The SECNAV Energy awards recognize outstanding […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Sailors from submarine tenders USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed hands-on torpedo recovery training facilitated by Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) as part of the certification process to conduct sea-based recovery, Aug. 13. NUWC’s training introduced torpedo recovery equipment and procedures to Weapons Department personnel, enabling them to […]

  • 31 October 2014

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was named a top winner of the Fiscal Year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Awards announced, Oct. 21. The award reflects PSNSs execution of comprehensive efficiency programs that resulted in a consistent reduction in energy consumption. Along with the win for energy […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Underwater systems producer Aquabotix has made its first sale to the United States Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) to support unexploded ordnance detection missions. Aquabotix said that its subsidiary Aquabotix Technology Corporation has been granted an award of USD 78,000 in funding from the US Navy’s NUWC to deliver its solution. After delivery, this solution […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Industry news

    Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport announced a major milestone for its Virginia Payload Tube Life Cycle Support Facility, Nov. 20 – the installation of the first Virginia Payload Tube. The new facility allows Navy engineers to conduct tests with an actual Virginia-class submarine payload tube. “This unique, ship-like facility will minimize impact on ships’ […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Unmanned underwater vehicle developer Aquabotix announced it has entered a special purpose cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the US Navy to start testing of its SwarmDiver micro swarming unmanned surface vehicle (USV). The CRADA with Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport will allow Aquabotix to gain access to the Narragansett Bay test facility, […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently demonstrated new cross domain approaches for autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles to advance the Anti-Submarine Warfare mission during this year’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport. The demonstration featured mission management and control of a multi-vehicle collaborative autonomous system-of-systems conducting full spectrum search, detect, […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Advanced Photonix® has been awarded an advanced development contract for Phase II Terahertz Imaging for Detection of Corrosion and Defects Under Hull Coatings.   The contract from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) is valued at approximately $1,000,000 (including all options) for further development of a high-speed imaging system for the detection of corrosion under […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to continue development and improvement of combat systems trainers with a task order valued up to $33 million, if all options are exercised.   The task order was awarded under the SeaPort-e indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity multiple award contract. Under the direction of the Naval Undersea Warfare […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Researchers from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have found a new use for a 90’s-designed autonomous underwater vehicle called Autonomous Mobile Periscope System (AMPS). When it came time to evaluate the Periscope Detection and Discrimination (PDD) capability, a radar interface that detects the presence of elusive diesel-electric submarines by spotting their periscope, navy engineers needed […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) scientist was named the winner of the Harry Diamond Memorial Award for 2012, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), April 25. Dr. Thomas Wettergren won the award, which recognizes and honors individuals for distinguished technical contributions in the field of electrotechnology while in U.S. government […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation, in support of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Manama, Bahrain, announced the successful demonstration of an unmanned mine-hunting mission. In the demonstration, the Mine Hunting Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MHU) was used in tandem with Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24A Mine Detecting Sensor System in the Arabian Gulf. The demonstration highlighted the unmanned capabilities […]

  • 8 January 2019

    The US Navy has awarded unmanned systems developer Aquabotix another contract for work on its micro swarming unmanned surface vehicle (USV) project. The Australian-listed and Massachusetts-based unmanned vehicle company has received a total of US$70,000 to further develop its SwarmDiver concept. This initial development project will conclude with a testing and demonstration to various US […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) with funding from SwampWorks at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Department of Defense Rapid Reaction Technology Office (DoD/RRTO) demonstrated the launch of an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) from a submerged submarine. From concept to fleet demonstration, this idea took less than six years […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Equipment & technology

    FuelCell Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced a $3.8 million contract award from the U.S. Navy to develop and test a Hybrid Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)-Battery power system for large displacement undersea vehicle propulsion. The objective of the project is to develop a refuelable […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City and Naval Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport are hosting the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2017 which kicked off August 14. The ANTX 2017 theme is “Battlespace Preparation in a Contested Environment (BPCE). ANTX provides a low-risk environment in which scientists and engineers may evaluate their technological innovations at the […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Rear Adm. Dave Johnson, Program Executive Officer for Submarines, authorized the release of the latest software build for the MK 54 Lightweight Torpedo, Jan. 13.  Nine days later, and due to the teamwork exhibited by the Torpedo Enterprise, all MK54 torpedoes deployed in the 5th Fleet received the upgrade and are warshot ready. The new […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Training & Education

    Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport security personnel conducted a security exercise, simulating two gunmen opening fire on the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Willow (WLB 202) and NAVSTA Newport Port Operations at Pier 2, Feb. 4, at 8:50 a.m. This was the training scenario that was played out on the waterfront at NAVSTA Newport during the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded two contracts in support of the United States Navy.   Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., awarded a contract to AMSEC for technical and logistical support services, as well as material kitting services, for U.S. Navy LCC 19-class Amphibious Command ships. Material kitting services involve the […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruisers and destroyers from the John C. Stennis carrier strike group are currently underway honing their surface, anti-submarine, anti-air and information warfare skills before starting the integrated phase of training with the CSG. Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21 cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS Spruance (DDG […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded a $45.3 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware, test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services for U.S. fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales to the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. The award represents an exercised option of a […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The 2018-edition of the US Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) provided a venue for industry and academia to demonstrate new navy technologies with a focus on interaction between humans and machines. Taking place at Naval Station Newport and the Narragansett Bay Test Facility (NBTF) at the end of August, the exercise was the largest so […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), in support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and in cooperation with academia, is participating in a multi-country, acoustic scattering experiment in the Gulf of Mexico until June 2013. The test event dubbed TREX is a Target Reverberation Experiment with the key objective to understand […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Research & Development

      NURC’s mine reacquisition and neutralization efforts focus on Autonomous Surface Vehicle carrying and guiding an automated ROV (aROV) close to the mine target utilizing advances in sonar image processing and target tracking, autonomous navigation and control, and collaborative autonomous systems mission planning. NURC’s approach is to use modified COTS equipment to test new concepts […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was awarded a task order by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to provide engineering, technical, and program management support services to the Quality and Systems Engineering Assurance division.   Under the task order, SAIC will provide engineering and systems integration services including analysis and studies, rapid […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Aerospace engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock completed surface ship testing in the subsonic wind tunnel (SWT), Nov. 29, collecting data to improve the aerodynamics of current and future ship designs. When a ship is underway, the above-waterline structure experiences aerodynamic effects due to the wind which impacts the ship’s performance, particularly in […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed a 23-day ARG/Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (ARG/MEU Ex) Sept. 24 and Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Amphibious Assault Direction System (AADS) engineers were there to support. The exercise was the first fully integrated, pre-deployment 2014 Iwo Jima ARG and 24th MEU exercise […]