NUWC Newport Provides Support for ICEX Support

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport teams that included scientists, engineers and divers recently returned from three weeks in the Arctic supporting Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2022, a real-world assessment of the operational readiness of the region. During ICEX, fast-attack submarines fired five exercise torpedoes under the Arctic ice, which Navy divers and a Division Newport team then recovered. Along…

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NUWC Newport Tests HydroNet in Narragansett Bay

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport recently assisted Massachusetts-based small business Bionet Sonar by underwater testing its new wireless technology called HydroNet at the Narragansett Bay Test Facility for two days in February. HydroNet is an open, modular and programmable underwater modem that powers an autonomous wireless communications system bringing the internet underwater and empowering the network with artificial…

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First Prototype Snakehead LDUUV Christened

A Navy team led by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport and the Program Executive Office for Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) conducted a vehicle christening for the first Snakehead Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV) prototype Feb. 2 at the Narragansett Bay Test Facility in Newport, RI. Snakehead is a modular, reconfigurable, multi-mission LDUUV deployed from…

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NUWC Newport Collbaborates with CFRF

A recent endeavor with researchers from the University of Rhode Island’s Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation (CFRF), may lead to improved fishing operations in Narragansett Bay while giving the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport a better-encompassing picture of the underwater environment. For Division Newport, being the technical stewards for the undersea domain requires an all-encompassing knowledge base. This is…

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NSWC Crane exceeds significant 50K transducer-delivery milestone

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) has reached a milestone in its delivery of 50-thousand TR-343 transducers to the US Navy Fleet over the past decade. As an offshoot of the technical lessons learned in this project NSWC Crane along with Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division (NUWC Newport) and PMS 401 has initiated a modernization effort to…

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Rite-Solutions to Provide NUWCDIVNPT Engineering Support

August 23, 2021 – Rite-Solutions recently won a 5-year, $20.4 million contract with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT). The company will provide engineering and technical services to support the evolution and deployment of submarine communications networks, including the Submarine Local Area Network (SubLAN) and the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES), to all U.S. Navy submarines…

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AUTEC Personnel Save Green Sea Turtle Entangled by Rope, Nets

July 16, 2020 – Best known for housing the third largest barrier reef in the world, Andros Island in the Bahamas boasts a diverse marine population amid pristine waters. It’s perhaps less well known to serve as home to NUWC Division Newport’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC). On July 13, these two worlds collided when a large endangered…

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SEA CORP Awarded US Navy Contract

June 12, 2020 – On June 5th, Systems Engineering Associates Corporation (SEA CORP) of Middletown was awarded a five-year, $26.6 Million contract from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. SEA CORP will continue to develop and update the Extensible Markup Language Test Data Analysis Tool (XTDAS) to collect and analyze submarine electronic, weapons and other combat system test data.…

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