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Growing up in war-torn Vietnam, leads NSWCDD chief engineer in lifelong pursuit of stability
May 3, 2023
IMAGE: Kathleen “Katie” Young is a chief engineer in Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Strategic and Computing Systems Department. Young’s early life was thrown into chaos as her family suffered turmoil and sadness in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

NSWC Dahlgren Division and JPRIMES Electromagnetic Vulnerability Test Team Wins Award
June 23, 2022
IMAGE: The Air Force Materiel Command’s Joint Preflight Integration Munitions Environmental Simulator and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Electromagnetic Vulnerability Test team received the 2021 Q3 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Legacy Air Dominance External Team of the Quarter Award for completing a series of free flight electromagnetic vulnerability tests on a missile during the summer of 2021.

NSWC Dahlgren Division PEVS Pilot Program Provided Essential Test Analytics for Next Generation System
January 26, 2022
IMAGE: – Pre-emplaced Electric Vehicle Stopper (PEVS) Primary Engineer Kevin Arrington, PEVS Engineer Joshua Rawles, PEVS Project Lead David Dvorak, Booz Allen Hamilton Contract Engineer Kevin Komiensky and PEVS Technical Lead Dr. Yeong-Jer Chen stand in front of the NAVSEA Warfare Centers sign at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Junior Navy Technologists Create Autonomous Swarm Capability for Warfighters
August 31, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN (Aug. 7, 2018) – Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Commanding Officer Capt. Godfrey ‘Gus’ Weekes holds the USS Arlington (LPD-24) coin that was presented to NSWCDD Sly Fox Mission 23 team members while they were deployed aboard the Arlington for a week via the Scientists, Engineers and Logisticians to Sea program sponsored by NSWCDD Dam Neck Activity and NSWCDD. While at sea, the seven-member Mission 23 team presented the NSWCDD coin to Arlington’s commanding officer, who in turn, presented his warship’s coin to the Dahlgren junior scientists and engineers. Pictured left to right at the demonstration of Autonomous Remote Tactical Engagement Multi-Domain Intelligence Swarm capabilities: Conrad Brown, Ryan Munz, Kim Wendt, Capt. Weekes, Philip Costello, Devon McKiver, Luis Valcourt-Colon, and Melissa Markle.

Retired Admiral Annie Andrews Inspires Audience at Navy Women's History Month Celebration
April 11, 2018

Navy Railgun Lines Named for Two Electromagnetic Railgun Visionaries at Ceremony
February 27, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Capt. Godfrey 'Gus' Weekes, right, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division commanding officer, and Donald McCormack, left, executive director of the Naval Surface and Undersea Warfare Centers, present commemorative plaques to retired Adm. James Hogg, second from left, and Dr. Hans Mark, during an electromagnetic railgun line naming ceremony. As public servants, Hogg and Mark laid the foundation for the U.S. Navy Railgun Program and led the effort to explore and illustrate to senior leadership the warfighting advantages of this game-changing technology and were pivotal in gaining the initial funding necessary to demonstrate its feasibility. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)