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NSWCDD Technical Leader Focused on Delivering Next Generation Combat Systems to the Fleet During COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7, 2020
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. – Robin Lacy assumed duties as the Integrated Combat Systems Department head at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, March 2. The senior scientific technical manager assures the department is meeting the technological needs of the Fleet in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. “The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the ongoing commitment and innovation of our teams to meet current warfighter needs through continued product deliveries and ship installations,” she said. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

NSWC Dahlgren Division Technology Mentors Engage Students at STEM Summit
March 3, 2020
IMAGE: SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (Feb. 29, 2020) – Capt. Casey Plew, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer, speaks with Kyle Allwine, director of government affairs for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, at the annual science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) Summit open to the public at Chancellor High School. “Participating in STEM education is a valuable investment in both your future as well as society’s future,” Plew told students in his keynote speech. “Soak up the awesomeness of all of the different STEM efforts displayed for you. And get excited. One day, someone could be telling a future group of students about something amazing you developed – and it all started with you getting engaged in STEM at school.”

NSWC Dahlgren Division Makes Job Offers to Entry Level and Experienced Candidates at Career Fair
February 28, 2020
IMAGE: FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Capt. Casey Plew, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer, and Susan Tubman, NSWCDD Staffing and Classification Branch head discuss career opportunities with candidates at the fourth annual NSWCDD Career Fair. The command made 33 on-the-spot job offers at the event held in the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center. In all, 308 candidates attended the career fair where they interviewed for NSWCDD positions available for entry-level and experienced scientists, engineers, and business professionals. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Middle School Students Wow their NSWC Dahlgren Scientist and Engineer Judges at Science Fair
December 10, 2019

Navy ’20-something’ Civilians Develop Power Solution for Electric Weapons Aboard Warships
October 21, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN (Sept. 26, 2019) - The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Sly Fox Mission 26 team are pictured after presenting a final brief on their project, PERSEUS, to NSWCDD leadership. The team developed PERSEUS as the basis to solve the power management issues the Navy faces as new electrical systems and directed energy weapons are integrated aboard warships. Sly Fox team members left to right: Tyler Boitnott, Dominique James, Kyle Dalton, Steven Lohrey (front), Michael Joram, Emily Rabin (back), and Bridgett Burg.
(Photo by U.S. Navy/Released)

British Royal Navy’s Second Sea Lord Visits NSWC Dahlgren Division
September 26, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 25, 2019) - British Royal Navy Second Sea Lord Vice Adm. Nicholas Hine shakes hands with Capt. Casey Plew, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer, during a presentation held after a live test demonstration. Plew and Hine presented each other with their respective command coins. NSWCDD subject matter experts briefed the second sea lord and his delegation on programs and capabilities that included the NSWCDD Innovation Lab, digitalization of the U.S. Navy, high velocity tactical development, and directed energy weapons such as the high energy laser, electromagnetic railgun and hyper-velocity projectile.  (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: NSWCDD Interview with Sandra Alba Cauffman
September 18, 2019
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Sandra Alba Cauffman – acting division director of the Earth Science Division at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate – tells her audience at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) sponsored Hispanic Heritage Month Observance to “follow your dreams and do something you’re really passionate about.” The Costa Rica native was inspired to work for NASA while watching the Apollo 11 moon landing as a seven year old.

NASA Official Inspires NSWC Dahlgren Audience to ‘Find Your Voice’ at Hispanic Heritage Month Observance
September 17, 2019
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Sandra Alba Cauffman – acting division director of the Earth Science Division at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate – holds a plaque she received from Eunice Mercado, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Hispanic Employment Program manager, in appreciation of her keynote speech at the NSWCDD-sponsored Hispanic Heritage Month Observance. “Follow your dreams and do something you’re really passionate about,” said Cauffman, a native of Costa Rica, who was inspired to work for NASA while watching the Apollo 11 moon landing as a seven year old. Standing left to right are Luis Rodriguez, NSWCDD Hispanic Employment Program champion, Mercado, Cauffman, and Capt. Casey Plew, NSWCDD commanding officer.

U.S. Navy Sailors Test New Advanced Navigation Team Shipboard Simulation System
September 16, 2019
IMAGE: Glenn White (center), Office of Naval Research, discusses Mentor Station “real time” data analytics to John Fiore, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division technical director. The briefing occurred during an Advanced Navigation Team Shipboard Simulation Phase 1 system demonstration in the command’s Naval Simulation Center.

NSWCDD 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month Profile – Moises Iglesias, Electromagnetic Railgun Lead Systems Engineer
September 16, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 5, 2019) - Moises Iglesias – lead systems engineer for the electromagnetic railgun weapon system at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) – discusses railgun design considerations with his colleague, Pierre Avila, NSWCDD computer scientist.  “A leader helps the organization, the team, and its members become famous - providing the tools, training, development, recognition and opportunities to deliver products that will help the organization and its members grow professionally and personally while establishing the organization’s National Subject Matter Expertise and Recognition,” said Iglesias, an avid runner and native of Carolina, Puerto Rico.