NSWC Philadelphia Completes Preliminary Design Review

A team of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division engineers recently successfully conducted and completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the Ship Control System Government (SCS-Gov) variant that is planned to be integrated and installed on Ford Class Supercarriers. “Our Nation’s greatest asset is its people with our ability to accommodate design changes and develop innovative solutions to challenging…

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NSWCPD Trains Future USS Carl M Levin Sailors

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) hosted more than 20 crew members from USS Carl M. Levin (PCU 120) for land based shipboard operational training from Oct. 25 through Nov. 19, 2021 to ensure that the Sailors were sufficiently prepared for eventual sail-away, Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E) onboard testing support, final contract trials, and future deployment. Named after…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Uses Innovative “HAMSTER” Tool on Virginia Class Submarine

April 13, 2021 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) recently teamed with Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) to bring an advanced prototype to America’s Shipyard with the intent of testing the bond between a coating and hull of Virginia-Class (VACL) Submarines. The prototype, known as the Hammer Activated Measurement System for Testing and Evaluating Rubber, or HAMSTER for short,…

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McKean to Provide Submarine Engineering and Logistics Support Contract

June 8, 2020 – McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that it was awarded a five-year contract to support Submarine Program Management, Engineering, Technical, and Logistics Support. This is a single award contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD). Specific tasking includes program management, engineering and technical support, logistics, financial management and associated efforts. This customer supports…

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