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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