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Final Superlift Marks Structural Completion of CVN 79
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (July 10, 2019) The final piece of the flight deck of the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is lifted into place at Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding Division in Newport News, Va., July 10. The addition of the 780-ton upper bow section is one of the last steel structural units, known as superlifts, to be placed on Kennedy, which is on schedule to be launched in late 2019.
July 19, 2019 - The Navy’s next aircraft carrier met another major milestone , as shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls’

US Navy Releases Request for Proposals for Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle
July 16, 2019 - WASHINGTON — The Navy released a request for proposals (RFP) to industry for the development of the

Maryland lieutenant governor visits the submarine races at Carderock
West Bethesda, MD:  Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Commanding Officer Capt. Cedric McNeal, ISR lead Charles Behrle, and STEM Director Charlotte George gave Maryland Lt. Govenor Boyd Rutherford a tour of the David Taylor Model Basin and ISR participants, June. 26.  During his visit, Boyd met with ISR teams from Maryland and other schools.  NSWC Carderock Division hosted the 15th International Submarine Races (ISR) in its 3,200-foot David Taylor Model Basin in West Bethesda, Md., June 24-28.  The biennial science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) event provides an avenue for high school and college teams to tackle the difficult challenges of submarine design, contruction and operation.
June 28, 2019 - Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford spent a good amount of time talking to students from the Maryland

NAVSEA Releases Naval Power and Energy Systems Technology Development Roadmap
June 26, 2019 - Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) released the Naval Power and Energy Systems Technology

Virtual Laboratory on Ship (VLOS) Demonstrates the Capabilities of Virtualized Systems at Sea
The VLOS, located in USS Lassen’s sonar equipment room throughout the 2019 exercise, consists of five commercial off the shelf workstations and two processors.
June 26, 2019 - Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82), in partnership with Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) 5.0, Undersea Systems, successfully tested the Virtual Laboratory on Ship (VLOS), a virtualized Undersea Warfare Combat System (AN/SQQ-89 A(V)15), during a recent weeklong underway period. VLOS represents another important step forward in the U.S. Navy’s efforts to speed combat system element development and software upgrades. 


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