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About NSWC Crane

The Crane Division (NSWC Crane), located in Crane, Indiana is a shore command of the U.S. Navy. NSWC Crane is under the Naval Sea Systems Command headquartered in Washington DC.
The mission of NSWC Crane is to provide acquisition engineering, in-service engineering and technical support for sensors, electronics, electronic warfare and special warfare weapons. NSWC Crane also works to apply component and system-level product and industrial engineering to surface sensors, strategic systems, special warfare devices and electronic warfare systems, as well as to execute other responsibilities as assigned by the Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center.
The focus of NSWC Crane is Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter. It specializes in total lifecycle support in three focus areas:

“Crane will become DoD's premier engineering, acquisition, and sustainment organization.”

  • Comprehensive support for complex military systems spanning development, deployment and sustainment
  • Partnering with private industry to capitalize on collaborative efforts to streamline the introduction of new products for the Warfighter
  • Real-time development and rapid implementation of practical solutions for the military’s toughest problems
  • Advanced application of continuous improvement processes for best-in-class customer satisfaction and value