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High School Student Builds Autonomous Underwater Robot via NSWC Dahlgren Division’s SeaGlide Program
May 11, 2020
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. – Virginia Commonwealth Governor’s School student Alex Dachos is pictured with the autonomous underwater glider he built over the course of a year via the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) SeaGlide Program. Dachos programmed, built, and demonstrated the SeaGlide independently under the guidance of NSWCDD science, technology, engineering and mathematics mentors. The robot collects data through sensors while moving and gliding by changing its pitch and buoyancy, often by taking in or expelling water.  (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Dahlgren looks to its past ahead of centennial celebration
August 13, 2018
John Elliot (left) and Barry Mohle talk about the changes that have taken place over the years at the Potomac River Test Range at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. The base is gearing up to celebrate its centennial