Engineers at Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division are harvesting weapon system components from decommissioned U.S. Navy frigates (FFGs) for re-use on Coast Guard cutters.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) received the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award for 2013 from Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn during a ceremony in Washington, Oct. 20.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee have selected the Naval District Washington (NDW) and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington energy program for a 2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Award.
Sailors and civilian personnel from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) journeyed to Singapore to support the inaugural Maritime RobotX Challenge, Oct. 24-26.
A Navy civilian engineer and two of his Marine Austere Patrolling System (MAPS) colleagues received a Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award at a New York ceremony, the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) announced Oct. 22.
Roughly 25 middle and high school educators from the boroughs of New York City attended hands-on training at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building Oct. 18 to create an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) used in the SeaPerch Challenge.
The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy's 2014 Safety Excellence award.
Fleet Survey Team (FLTSURVTEAM) led the way for Bold Alligator '14 with beach and hydrographic surveys of the strategic training and operational beaches that will be used in the exercise beginning Oct. 29; Fleet Survey Team completed its work Sept. 21.