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NSWC Panama City Division hosts NAVSEA commander
April 13, 2022
(left) Dr. Peter Adair, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division technical director, and (right) Capt. David Back, NSWC PCD commanding officer welcome Commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Vice Adm. Bill Galinis during his visit, March 30. Galinis experienced Panama City’s reputation as the home of military diving through presentations of diving systems NSWC PCD develops and supports for Naval Special Warfare, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Specialized Research Diving Detachment, Special Operations Command, and Navy Diving. (U.S. Navy photo by Eddie Green)

NSWC PCD Women in Leadership Panel celebrates past, present and future One Team impact
April 12, 2022
The Federal Women’s Program at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) served as the driving force behind an event which highlighted the various ways women contribute in their personal and professional lives by hosting a Women’s History Panel on March 29. Seven female panelist were selected to represent the seven departments across the command to celebrate their accomplishments, discuss a variety of topics that affect the workforce culture, and to shine a spotlight on the importance these panel opportunities bring. (courtesy graphic)

NSWC Panama City Division celebrates 2021 Annual Awards excellence
April 7, 2022
These Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Annual Awards trophies would be handed to award recipients at a ceremony held at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), March 25. This year, 74 nominations for teams and individuals across 15 award categories were received to celebrate the accomplishments of 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Eddie Green)

Women of the Warfare Centers event celebrates contributions
April 6, 2022
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) hosted the Joint Warfare Center’s Women’s History Month Observance event, March 24. Entitled ‘Women of the Warfare Centers’, this highlight featured the significant contributions made by women in various roles such as scientists, engineers, training specialists, administrative specialist and human resources throughout the organization. (U.S. Navy graphic by Cathy Layton)

Navy Ship to Shore Connector delivers CH-46 for Air Force training
March 23, 2022
Skip Whitmore, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division Landing Craft Air Cushion 100 Class Test & Evaluation Task Lead, marshals LCAC 103 vehicle while it transports a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter onto shore south of Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 24. Program Manager, Ships (PMS) 317 Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) hovercraft and NSWC PCD LCAC In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) civilian operators played a vital role in this delivery. Flight crew members who supported this effort were Mitch Martin, C1P/C2P, Mark Williams, C1P/C2P, Jason Wilson, Flight Engineer (UI), Dave Minchew, Deck Engineer, James Forrister, Deck Engineer, Keenan Cowart, Deck Engineer (UI), and Jeff Reece, Deck Engineer (UI). (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

NSWC Panama City engineer receives Navy medal for excellence, mission impact
March 22, 2022
(left) Dr. Keith Aliberti, SSTM, NWSC PCD X Department head presents Lisa Arrieta NWSC PCD Acoustic Test Facility manager/Service Cost Center lead with a Department of the Navy Civilian Service Commendation medal on February 23. Since 2009, her efforts have been significant in obtaining $74M Capital Improvement Projects and Military Construction funding dollars for NSWC PCD projects which will ultimately help to provide solutions to the warfighter. (U.S. Navy photo by Eddie Green)

NSWC PCD ushers in latest IT capability innovation
March 21, 2022
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division's Mission:
To conduct research, development, test and evaluation, in-service support of mine warfare systems, mines, naval special warfare systems, diving and life support systems, amphibious/expeditionary maneuver warfare systems, other missions that occur primarily in coastal (littoral) regions and to execute other responsibilities as assigned by the Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center.

Ensuring Warfighting Dominance in the Littoral Battlespace.

NSWC PCD, HII reach R&D agreement through unmanned threat detection and intervention system
March 18, 2022
Threat Tracker is an autonomous threat detection system developed by a small team of engineers and scientists within Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division’s Coastal and Maritime Security branch. Threat Tracker is an autonomous, multi-platform threat detection system that uses radar and sensor technologies coupled with video analytics and machine learning algorithms to detect, track and classify potential threats. This system will be integrated with HII’s advanced unmanned surface vehicle to provide a fully autonomous USV escort capable of detecting and stopping a wide variety of threats. (U.S. Navy graphic)

NSWC PCD propels supervisory professional development
March 16, 2022
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division hosted 26 supervisors across nine Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) activities, including Warfare Center divisions, February 28 to March 4. The Propel Launch course is a mandatory training event where supervisors gain useful tools to help them in their new roles, while sharpening the existing tools in their tool kits to better lead their teams. NAVSEA created the 40-hour course to ensure supervisors have a path to success. (courtesy photo)

Tide Riser innovation propels NAVSEA mission priorities
March 4, 2022
(left to right) Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Hydrospace Laboratory Manager Dr. Christopher Musto, Hydrospace Laboratory Mechanical Engineer Jake Moody V, and Additive Manufacturing Lab (AML) Head Chuck Self stand with the various prototypes of their innovation called the Laptop Lifter (aka the Tide Riser) on Feb. 9. NSWC PCD's Codes E15 Hydrospace Laboratory and E42 Additive Manufacturing Lab (AML) collaborated to produce this solution to help improve ventilation to the division's new computers to keep them from overheating due to prolonged use. (U.S. Navy photo by Jeremy Roman)