NHHC Proclamation: U.S. Navy Original Six Frigates Day

Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Deputy Director Patrick Burns, on behalf of NHHC Director Sam Cox, signed a proclamation May 9, proclaiming May 10, 2022, “U.S. Navy Original Six Frigates Day” during an event held at the National Museum of the United States Navy. The date marks the 225th anniversary of the launch of the first of the U.S.…

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Thresher 59th Remembrance, SUBSAFE Program

NAVSEA honored and remembered the crew members of the USS Thresher (SSN-593) during the 59th remembrance ceremony in the Humphreys’ building at the Washington Navy Yard. “Thresher was the lead ship of a new class of submarines, a modern marvel of the technology of the time,” Rear Adm. Edward Anderson, deputy commander for Undersea Warfare (SEA 07), said during the…

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Amentum Awarded $87M Navy Contract for Systems Engineering Support

March 26, 2020 – Amentum, a leading contractor to U.S. federal and allied governments, has been awarded a new contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division worth up to $87 million. Under the contract, Amentum will provide systems engineering support to naval weapons systems, weapon control systems, and warfare systems for ballistic missile and guided missile submarines and surface…

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