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NSWC Crane, USI Launch Technician-to-Engineer Degree Program
February 13, 2017
170210-N-QI541-001 -  Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) has launched a Technician-to-Engineer degree program in partnership with the University of Southern Indiana (USI). The program is designed to allow students with some previous technical college education - in most cases with an associate or bachelor's degree in a technology field - to earn their bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering.

NSWC Crane Hosts Vice Adm. Moore for First Visit to Southern Indiana
February 9, 2017
Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), speaks at a town hall event with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) employees in attendance on Feb. 8, 2017 at NSWC Crane. Moore is holding town hall events throughout the NAVSEA to brief his campaign to “Expand the Advantage”. (U.S. Navy photo by NSWC Crane/Released)

Navy Experimental Diving Unit Sailors Test New Equipment at 500 Feet
February 9, 2017
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY PANAMA CITY Fla. (February 2, 2017) - Sailors at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) stand next to Cmdr. Jay Young, commanding officer of NEDU (right), after emerging from the Ocean Simulation Facility (OSF).  The Sailors coming out of the OSF had just finished the first 500 ft. saturation dive in over 10 years.

Japanese Military and Ministry of Defense Delegation Visits Dahlgren
February 8, 2017
DAHLGREN, Va. - Military and civilian leaders from Japan's Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and Ministry of Defense are pictured in front of the U.S. Navy's electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher after observing a live railgun demonstration, Feb. 7. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineers briefed the delegation on electromagnetic launchers and hypervelocity projectiles at the command's railgun facility. Subsequently, the 19 JSDF officers and Ministry of Defense officials visited the Center for Surface Combat Systems and AEGIS Training and Readiness Center to learn more about AEGIS training and observe the Baseline 9 lab, collocated with NSWCDD at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. 

The military officers represented the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) as well as the Japanese Army and Air Force. JMSDF is the naval branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan. It also participates in UN-led peacekeeping operations and maritime interdiction operations. The Center for Strategic and International Studies - who sponsored and coordinated the visit - is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decision-makers chart a course toward a better world.

NSWC Crane Fosters Economic Growth in Indiana Through T2 License Agreements
February 7, 2017

USNS Yuma Completes Acceptance Trials
February 6, 2017

Future USS Rafael Peralta Delivers to the Navy
February 3, 2017
BATH, Maine - The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) successfully completed acceptance trials Dec. 16 after spending two days underway off the coast of Maine.

Carderock, Microsoft, Johns Hopkins Representatives Meet to Discuss Augmented Reality Opportunities
January 31, 2017
Joseph Curran, an ocean engineer with the Welding, Processing and Nondestrcutive Evaluation Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, explains how to use the HoloLens to Henry Molintas, a mechanical engineer in Carderock's Propulsor Manufacturing Office. The Microsoft HoloLens is an augmented reality device that allows the user to still see the real world with an overlay of something else, like a schematic. The technology may be useful to the Navy in areas such as training and maintenance. (U.S. Navy photo by Kelley Stirling/Released)

Piece of Carderock History on Display in Houston for Super Bowl Week
January 31, 2017
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division engineers, along with a NASA test and evaluation team conducted initial post-landing Orion Recovery Test operations, March 23-27, 2009, of a full-scale model of NASA’s Orion space capsule at Carderock’s pentagon-shaped test pond in West Bethesda, Md. The Orion model will be on display in Houston during the week leading up to Super Bowl LI. (U.S. Navy photo by Ryan Hanyok/Released)

Keel Laid for Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002)
January 30, 2017
A keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) was held Jan. 30 at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.  Lynda Johnson Robb etches her initials into the keel plate with assistance from veteran GD-BIW shipyard welder, Timothy Trask.