NSWC Dahlgren Division Engineers Develop Decision Aid for High Energy Laser Fire Control

July 29, 2021 – While autonomous car companies strive to build a self-driving car that people can trust, a Navy engineering team designed a decision aid that Sailors operating a high-energy laser can trust. The common denominator in both cases is autonomy via artificial intelligence. In the case of an autonomous system that uses artificial intelligence to assist warfighters in…

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Sopheon Earns NAVSEA Authority to Operate Designation

June 23, 2021 – Sopheon today announced that it has received Authority to Operate (ATO) for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). With a fiscal year budget of nearly $30 billion, NAVSEA is the largest of the Navy’s five system commands. NAVSEA’s military and civilian personnel engineer, build, buy and maintain the Navy’s ships and submarines. Accolade is Sopheon’s award-winning…

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Northrop Grumman Delivers First SEWIP Block 3 System to US Navy

June 11, 2021 – Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the AN/SLQ-32(V)7 Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 Engineering and Development Model (EDM) to the U.S. Navy for land-based testing. The official transfer was marked at an event with company and Navy program officials at Northrop Grumman’s systems integration facility in Baltimore, Maryland. “The AN/SLQ-32(V)7 EDM delivery to the…

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SERMC Completes Milwaukee SRA On Time

May 27, 2021 – Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) was delivered to the fleet on time after completing a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC). This was the first-ever LCS SRA accomplished in Mayport. The availability included repairs and modernization required to sustain Milwaukee’s material condition between overhauls. “Our ability to work cohesively…

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Naval Sustainment System at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

May 3, 2021 – How do you improve the highly complex business of ship maintenance to support on-time delivery back to the Fleet? It’s a tough nut to crack, and one that’s getting attention at the highest levels of Navy. Helping to conquer this challenge is the Naval Sustainment System – Shipyards (NSS-SY) effort across all four of the nation’s…

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Navy Unveils New Submarine Universal Modular Mast Maintenance Tower with Ribbon-Cutting

March 31, 2021 – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic, in conjunction with Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the new Submarine Universal Modular Mast (UMM) Maintenance Tower onboard NAVSTA Norfolk, March 31. Capt. Tres Meek, commanding officer, NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic; Capt. Dianna Wolfson, commander, NNSY, and Capt. Vince Baker, commanding…

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ASW Virtualization Initiative Expands DDG’s Combat Capability

March 26, 2021 – A Navy team responsible for developing and testing Surface Ship Undersea Warfare Combat System Suites (AN/SQQ-89A (V) 15) improved the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability of a guided missile destroyer during a February exercise. The integrated team led by Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) and supported by NAVSEA’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport,…

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