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NSWC Crane, Crane Army, and NSA Crane receive joint award for blood donation milestone
December 22, 2019
The Red Cross recognized Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), Crane Army Ammunition Activity (CAAA), and Naval Support Activity Crane (NSA Crane) for donating upwards of 1,000 units of blood, making Team Crane the top blood collector for 2019 throughout the state. The amount of units donated could save more than 3,000 lives.

NSWC Dahlgren Mentors Inspire Middle and High School ‘SeaPerch’ Teachers
December 20, 2019

NNSY T&I Lab Partners with NCMS to Bring Standup Abrading Machine to the Deckplate
December 20, 2019
Code 970 Mechanic Dionisio Dillard uses the Standup Abrading Machine (SAM) on the USS McKee (AS-41). The Standup Abrading Machine is an ergonomic device that is able to smooth out rough surfaces, including non-skid surfaces.

Configuration Management professionals recognized internationally as technical leaders to improve processes
December 19, 2019
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NSWC Dahlgren Division Scientists and Engineers Inspire USNA Midshipman
December 19, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (July 12, 2019) – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Jonathon Copley and his mentor, Mike Burchik, a Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) scientist, are pictured in front of a U.S. Navy 16-inch battleship gun on the parade field near NSWCDD headquarters during Copley’s summer internship. While assigned to the Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile Program (SLBM), Copley worked with a team that supported developers who wrote code for the SLBM Fire Control System. “I was astonished to see how many people were on the base working hard to keep our Navy on the cutting edge while maintaining the technology gap with our adversaries,” said Copley. “They are working day in and day out to enhance the Navy's warfighting ability. It made me proud to know I will be joining a fighting force with such superb people behind it.” (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

NSWC Dahlgren Division Laboratory Recertified to Impact Fleet, Homeland Defense
December 19, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. – Melanie Keeven, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) biologist, prepares reagents for Sample Standard Lab operations. The impact of an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) audit reaccrediting the NSWCDD Sample Standards Laboratory is significant to national defense, command officials announced on Dec. 19, 2019. “The recertification of the NSWCDD Sample Standards Laboratory to ISO standards for testing and calibration laboratories serves to assure Dahlgren’s customers that our sample standards lab’s products and services meet the most rigorous standards for labs of its ilk,” said Ellen Pittenger, Sample Standards Laboratory program manager. (U.S. Navy photo /Released)

People: Develop people to be their best
December 19, 2019
A Continuous Training and Development program instructor watches a worker check the level on a drilling project.

Future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) Completes Acceptance Trial
December 18, 2019

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Employees Recognized for with Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award
December 18, 2019
Human Resources Director Bill Shea, Systems Engineering Department Head Mike Thornton and retired Mechanical Engineer Gregory Harris received Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Awards from NSWC IHEODTD Commanding Officer Capt. Scott Kraft and Technical Director Ashley Johnson. Not pictured: Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense Division Principal Engineer Bruce Corso. (U.S. Navy photo by Matt Poynor)

NSWC Crane honored more than 70 inventors in patent showcase
December 18, 2019
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) honored more than seventy inventors in the Sixth Annual Invention and Technology Showcase at the High Velocity Innovation Center (HiVe) on December 12, 2019. Three NSWC Crane employees were recognized as “Technology Transfer (T2) Contributors of the Year”, one from each of Crane’s mission areas.