NUWC Division, Keyport and UUVRON-1 Partner on Micro UUV

June 6, 2019 – The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport and Undersea Unmanned Vehicle Squadron One (UUVRON-1) partnered to complete initial sea tests for a pair of prototype unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) that offer a multifunctional platform capable of performing a variety of missions for the Navy. The innovative “micro UUV” can be configured with a broad spectrum of capabilities, thereby enhancing the Navy’s ability to complete various missions and extend the reach of the fleet; including near-shore and denied areas. “We had a sponsor who came to…

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Shipyard, Naval Undersea Museum partner to preserve piece of historic submarine

By Max Maxfield While every ship and submarine is special to the Sailors who served aboard, some vessels are truly one of a kind. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility partnered with the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum to preserve part of one such historic vessel. Capt. Howard Markle, commander of PSNS & IMF, and Museum Director Lindy Dosher officially transferred ownership of the control room from the experimental nuclear research submarine NR-1 from the shipyard to the museum during a ceremony in the museum’s private storage area May…

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