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NSWC PCD provides One Team support to NUWC Newport, HII to deliver launch and recovery capabilities
October 24, 2022
HII’s Pharos receives final preparation before launching into the water as the system needed to ensure it was capable of ballasting and de-ballasting in a loaded condition and also demonstrate its capability to be recovered from a large boat ramp at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Panama City, Fla., Sept. 1. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division’s Unmanned Systems Test and Evaluation Team along with support from NSA Panama City and U. S. Coast Guard Station Panama City, combined efforts to help the successful launch and recovery testing. (U.S. Navy photo by Ronnie Newsome)

NSWCDD Department Stands Up High Powered Microwave Division in Directed Energy Refocusing Efforts
January 5, 2022
IMAGE: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) scientist Thomas Salvato tests vessel stopping efforts. Vessel stopping efforts fall under the directed energy umbrella at NSWCDD, using high powered microwaves.

MARMC Begins Using New Test and Inspection Record Program
June 29, 2021
MARMC Begins Using New Test and Inspection Record Program

NSWC Panama City laboratory expands capabilities, modernizing functionality
August 20, 2019
A testing manikin with a breathing system is placed into the chamber. Multiple sensors are embedded within the manikin head to simulate a manned system. Sensors are capable of measuring pressure, concentrations of carbon dioxide and oxygen, and temperature used in testing diving and other safety equipment.

Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage visits NSWC Dahlgren Division
April 26, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (April 17, 2019) – Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage – commander of the Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers – discusses high energy laser testing with Dr. Chris Lloyd, High Energy Laser Lethality lead at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Lloyd emphasized that lethality lab efforts – including rigorous modeling and testing against target materials to ensure high energy laser systems meet warfighter requirements – are growing while keeping pace with an increased demand signal for fielded high energy laser weapons. Meanwhile, Lloyd’s team is coordinating and collaborating with organizations throughout the Department of Defense and elsewhere to accomplish common goals. Pictured at the NSWCDD Laser Lethality Laboratory left to right are Lloyd, Capt. Andrew Arnold, NSWC chief of staff, and Ver Hage.

Camp Pendleton hosts Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona for explosive breach testing
February 15, 2018
Camp Pendleton hosted Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona’s range systems department for explosive breach testing on Jan. 30, 2018. The explosive breach test was conducted to evaluate a new rail system that will be used as a training aid for Marine Corps Special Operations Command to set up multiple different scenarios for door breaching simulations