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NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Recognizes Individuals, Teams for Excellence
June 25, 2015
Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD) held the annual Honorary Awards ceremony, June 23, at the Indian Head Town Pavilion to recognize those individuals and teams who made significant contributions to fulfilling the command's mission during calendar year 2014.

Navy engineer patents innovative data transfer system
June 24, 2015
150617-N-LX636-004 PORT HUENEME, Calif. (June 17, 2015) Matt Sheehan, NSWC PHD R&D system engineer, was recently awarded a relatively rare, first action allowance, on a patent application for a Light Information Transmitting Optical System (LITOS), which will be integral in supporting cybersecurity initiatives. (U.S. Navy Photo by Tom Frazee/Released)

NSWC Crane, USI Continue Strong Partnership through Intermediary Agreement
June 23, 2015
150622-N-BK152-001 - Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) and the University of Southern Indiana announced a renewed Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) on Monday, June 22 during an event held on the USI campus. The event included representatives from both Crane and USI, including NSWC Crane Commanding Officer CAPT Jeffrey Elder and USI President Linda L. M. Bennett. (Photo credit - University of Southern Indiana)

NSWC Dahlgren Laser Weapon System Team Wins 2014 Top Navy Scientists and Engineers Award
June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON (June 12, 2015) - Sean J. Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition, is joined by Dr. Delores M. Etter as he recognizes the Laser Weapon System (LaWS) engineering team from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) during the 2014 Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers Awards ceremony at the Pentagon. LaWS is a collaborative effort between the Office of Naval Research, Naval Sea Systems Command, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and NSWC-DD. The system deployed aboard USS Ponce in the Persian Gulf in 2014.

British Royal Navy's Second Sea Lord Visits NSWC Dahlgren Division
June 22, 2015
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) and British military officials pause in front of the Potomac River Test Range metal map during the UK delegation's tour June 10. Dahlgren scientists and engineers briefed the delegation on the command's testing facilities and technologies ranging from the electromagnetic railgun to the hypervelocity projectile. Briefings on directed energy programs included a high energy laser demonstration. "NSWCDD has a rich history of collaboration with the UK that includes many topics from short term tasks all the way to a missile agreement established in 1963 that we continue to support here today," said Jed Ryan,  NSWCDD International Partnering Office lead. "Working together with our allies during the science and technology as well as the RDT&E (research, development, test and evaluation) phases can lead to many benefits such as program improvements, cost and time savings plus enhanced interoperability."  Standing (l. to r.) are NSWCDD Commanding Officer Capt. Brian Durant; UK Defense Attaché to the US, Maj. Gen. Richard Cripwell; UK Royal Navy Second Sea Lord Vice Adm. Jonathan Woodcock; Ryan; Lt Col. Carl Harris, staff officer to second sea lord; Cmdr. Ned Kelly, UK assistant naval attaché to the US; Lt. Cmdr.  Mick Deakin, Personnel Exchange Program U.K. naval officer assigned to NSWCDD; and Steve Waterworth, British defense staff officer.

USS George H. W. Bush Arrives at NNSY for PIA
June 16, 2015
150616-N-MA158-001 PORTSMOUTH, Virginia (June 16, 2015) Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush is aided by tugboats into Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) for an eight-month long Planned Incremental Availability (PIA).

PNSY Safely Docks USS Annapolis for Overhaul
June 15, 2015
140911-N-UM744-001 GROTON, Connecticut - USS Annapolis at sea.

USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) Delivers to Fleet
June 15, 2015
141106-N-EW716-001 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 6, 2014) The mobile landing platform Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3/T-AFSB-1) is the first afloat forward staging base (AFSB) variant of the MLP and is optimized to support a variety of maritime missions. (Photo courtesy of NASSCO)

Two from NSWC Indian Head recognized as 2014 Top Navy Scientist, Engineer
June 12, 2015
INDIAN HEAD, Maryland - Dr. Vasant Joshi, a senior materials scientist; and Dr. Greg Young, a propulsion engineer and program lead - both at  Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division's (NSWC IHEODTD) - received the 2014 Dr. Delores M. Etter Award for Top Scientists and Engineers.

USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) Delivers to Fleet
June 12, 2015