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Director, Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Pacific Fleet visits SERMC
January 30, 2017
Damage Controlman 1st Class Fungai Diura explains to Rear Adm. Stephen F. Williamson how damaged watertight doors are repaired at Southeast Regional Maintenance Center. Rear Adm. Williamson is the Director for Fleet Maintenance, United States Pacific Fleet.

Navy Engineers Update Admirals - CNO, CNR, Surface Warfare - on Top Technological Programs
January 26, 2017
DAHLGREN, Va. - Rear Admiral David Hahn, chief of naval research, and Capt. Godfrey "Gus" Weekes, NSWCDD commanding officer, hold an electromagnetic railgun projectile during Hahn's visit to NSWCDD, Jan. 12. The admiral led his Office of Naval Research (ONR) delegation to see new and emerging ONR sponsored technologies developed at NSWCDD, including directed energy and the electromagnetic railgun. They also watched engineers fire a hypervelocity projectile from a 5-inch, 62-caliber open mount gun at the Potomac River Test Range. (U.S. Navy photo by Ryan DeShazo/Released)

Navy Civilian Recognized for Human Resources Impact on Four NAVSEA Commands
January 26, 2017
DAHLGREN, Va. (Jan. 17, 2017)— Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Operations Department Head Mike Purello presents the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal to Janet Day at a ceremony held at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren campus. “I always learned from the organizations I support,” said Day, who was honored for her exemplary support to four Naval Sea Systems Command field activities. “These organizations and the incredibly talented, hard-working and professional military, civilians, and contractors who perform their mission on a day-to-day basis were a pleasure to work with, and for, and I thank them for the opportunity."

US Navy registers trademarks for Carderock's SeaGlide
January 25, 2017
A SeaGlide, or small-scale underwater glider, maneuvers in a tank of water at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Md., Nov. 6, 2016. The SeaGlide is a non-tethered, autonomous robot that helps collect data through sensors. (U.S. Navy photo by Daniel Daglis/Released)

NSWC Crane Commanding Officer Named Laboratory Director of the Year
January 20, 2017
NSWC Crane Commanding Officer CAPT JT Elder

NSWC IHEODTD finalizes CITE Partnership with Nammo Energetics Indian Head
January 20, 2017
NSWC IHEODTD officially announced its partnership with Nammo Energetics Indian Head (NEIH), under the command's Center for Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) designation, Jan. 19. CITE is a statutory authority allowing public-private partnerships to perform work related to the command's core competencies. This designation allows the Navy to more efficiently maintain an organic energetics capability and manage under-utilized capacity. (Pictured left to right) President and CEO Nammo Group/Nammo AS, Morten Brandtzaeg; NSWC IHEODTD Commanding Officer, Capt. Scott Kraft; NEIH President, Peter Sioma; NSWC IHEODTD Technical Director, Ashley Johnson.

CNO Hosts All Hands Call - Tours Navy Electric Weapon and Cyber Warfare Engineering Facilities
January 19, 2017
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visits Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). During his visit, CNO held an all-hands call and toured various labs and workspaces including electromagnetic launchers, hypervelocity projectiles, and directed energy weapons. NSWCDD provides research, development, test and evaluation, analysis, systems engineering, integration and certification of complex naval warfare systems. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird (Released)

Navy Marks Milestones for Two Expeditionary Fast Transports
January 19, 2017
The Honorable Robert O. Wefald (right), former North Dakota State District Court Judge, welds his initials into the keel plate of the future USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) with the assistance of Austal USA Class A Welder Richard A. Sinclair (left). The keel authentication ceremony was held Jan. 18 at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala.

USS Indiana visits NSWC Crane
January 10, 2017
United States Navy Cmdr. Jesse J. Zimbauer (third from left) poses with Team Crane leadership in front of a model of the USS Indiana submarine during his visit to NSWC Crane on Tuesday.

NAVSEA to hold media availabilities at Surface Navy Association
January 5, 2017
Official graphic of the 29th Surface Navy Association, Jan. 10-12, 2017, in Alexandra, Virginia.