Carderock Engineer Supports DSV Alvin Stability Tests

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division’s Alan Bryden, a general engineer in the Weight and Stability Branch, assisted an overhaul of the Navy-owned Deep Submergence Vehicle (DSV) Alvin. Carderock , Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) supported sea trials of the submersible, last October, for certification and stability purposes. The DSV Alvin, one of…

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Serco Announces $334 Million NAVSEA Prime Contract Award

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, engineering, and management services, has been awarded the Shipbuilding Acquisition Program Management (SHAPM) Services contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Team Submarine (TEAM SUB) which is comprised of PEO Strategic Submarines, PEO Attack Submarines, and PEO Undersea Warfare Systems. As the prime contractor, Serco will provide program management, business and financial…

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‘BILT’ for the Fleet

Naval Sea Systems Command’s Industrial Operations Transformation Office, PSNS & IMF, Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Carrier Team One have partnered with BILT Incorporated, creator of the 3D interactive BILT app, to take ship maintenance and fleet readiness to the next level. “The app is intuitive, easy to use and can be accessed via mobile devices,” said Tonya Shuler, Innovation and…

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MARMC Receives ONR Lab Designation

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) is the first Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) designated by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) as a Laboratory and Technical Activity for domestic Technology Transfer. The Department of the Navy typically utilizes technology transfer to transition federally owned or originated technology to state and local governments, and to the private sector, for use in Department…

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NAVSEA Issues MEDUSA RFI

Notice ID N0002422R6314 Related Notice Department/Ind. Agency DEPT OF DEFENSE Sub-tier DEPT OF THE NAVY Major Command NAVSEA Sub Command NAVSEA HQ Office NAVSEA HQ General Information Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original) All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA Original Published Date: Apr 25, 2022 12:51 pm EDT Original Response Date: May 27, 2022 12:00 pm EDT Inactive Policy: 15 days…

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Keel Authenticated for Future USS Patrick Gallagher

The keel for the future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127), was ceremonially laid at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW), March 30. The ship is named for Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick Gallagher, who received the Navy Cross for heroism during the Vietnam War when he managed to jump on and throw an enemy grenade into a river. He was killed…

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Navy to Demo New MQ-8C Fire Scout MCM System

The Navy is working to develop a new mine countermeasure (MCM) sensor suite for the MQ-8C Fire Scout that that will enable the unmanned helicopter to detect and localize mines and obstacles on land and at-sea. The Fire Scout program office, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC)…

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U.S. Navy Recovers F-35C from South China Sea

U.S. 7th Fleet’s Task Force (CTF) 75 and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) successfully retrieved the F-35C Lightning II aircraft which crashed earlier this year in the South China Sea, March 2. The F-35C Lightning II, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, crashed while USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was conducting routine flight operations in the South China Sea…

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