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NAVSEA Receives Three Department of Defense Value Engineering Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) was recently announced as the winner of three fiscal year 2013 De...

Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station creates 3-D model of submarine for emergency responders
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- A team of engineers from Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Cen...

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Exercise Provides Canine Explosive Detection Training
WELCOME, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEOD...

Dahlgren, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Win SECNAV Safety Excellence Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren and Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) received 2014 Secreta...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Returns USS California to the Fleet Early
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) returned USS California (SSN 781) back to the fleet 14 days ahead o...

Future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) Successfully Completes Builder's Trials
MOBILE, Alabama (NNS) -- The Navy's fourth Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) successfully complete...

Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center Established in Naples
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command formally established a Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (F...

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Welcomes New Commander
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Capt. Jeffrey "JT" Elder relieved Col. Alan Pratt as commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC),...

USNS Montford Point Successfully Completes LCAC Interface Tests
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy successfully completed Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) interface tests off the coast of Ca...

Future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) Keel Authenticated
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli ...

NSWC Port Hueneme Leads Successful Aegis Ashore Test
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Personnel from NSWC Port Hueneme, in conjunction with the Missile Defense Agency, led the successful...

Navy Awards Contract to Dismantle Constellation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy competitively awarded a contract to International Shipbreaking Limited of Brownsville, Texa...

NAVSSES Awards Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), awarded the Army Commander's Award for Civilian Se...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes Overhaul on USS Newport News
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed the Engineered Overhaul (EOH) of the fast-attack submarine U...

USS Coronado Completes Final Contract Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT) June 6.

The trial,...

USS Coronado Completes Final Contract Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT), June 6.

The trial...

NAVSSES employees win Nunn-Perry Award for Small Business Mentoring
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Two Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NAVSSES...

NAVSEA Earns Four Individual Etter Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Four individuals from NAVSEA earned the Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Aw...

NAVSEA Schedules FY15 Surface Ship Availabilities
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- As part of a Naval Sea Systems Command effort to improve surface ship maintenance and modernization,...

Navy Lays Keel for PCU Illinois
NORTH KINGSTON, R.I. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Illinois (SSN 786) at Gen...

LCS 2 Tests 57 mm Gun in Preparation for RIMPAC
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Independence (LCS 2) successfully completed a test event with the ship's Mk 110 57 millimeter gu...

Structural Test Firing of Surface Warfare Gun Module on USS Coronado Successful
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Modules (MM) program successfully completed the first Structu...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Undocks Topeka Early
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Following an engineered overhaul, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) safely undocked USS Topeka (SSN 7...

NWSCCD Tests New Procedure, Helps USS George H.W. Bush
WEST BETHESDA, Maryland (NNS) -- A team of engineers and scientists at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) have...

Shipyard Takes Steps to Streamline Maintenance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Employees at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) implemented a new measure, May 2, to help ship maintenanc...

Navy Awards Contract to Dismantle Saratoga
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy competitively awarded a contract to ESCO Marine of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dism...

Cobra Judy Replacement Achieves Initial Operational Capability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Cobra Judy Replacement program successfully achieved initial operational capability, March 31, p...

USS Fort Worth and Surface Warfare Mission Package Complete Initial Operational Test and Evaluation
POINT MUGU RANGE, Calif. (NNS) -- The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and surface warfare mission package (Increments 1 & 2) completed thei...

Navy Accepts Delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6)
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries Apri...

USNS Montford Point Sails Away After Completing CCS Installation
PORTLAND, Ore. (NNS) -- The Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), set sail for San Diego April ...

Keel Laid for Future USS Gabrielle Giffords
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy and Austal USA held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), ...

PCU North Dakota Commissioning Postponed
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- PCU North Dakota (SSN 784) commissioning will be postponed, the Navy announced, April 16.

T...

NAVSEA Establishes New Directorate
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the establishment of the Acquisition and Commonality di...

Navy Accepts Delivery of the future USS America
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries Apri...

Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high spee...

SWRMC Wins 2013 Navy League Safety Award
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) was selected to receive the 2013 Admiral Vern E. Clark...

NAVSEA Announces New Commanding Officers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command announced the selection of commanding officers for Pearl Harbor Naval Ship...

NAVSEA Engineer Selected to Manage White House Innovation Institute
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock engineer, Johnnie DeLoach, was selected to manage the White ...

Navy Yard Shooting Survivors to Throw Nationals' First Pitch
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Staring her shooter dead in the eyes, Jen Bennett was overcome with a profound sense of calm. He bli...

Nationals Home Opener to be Dedicated to Washington Navy Yard Personnel
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In remembrance of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard Sept. 16, 2013, the Washington Nationals ...

First Tests at New Submarine Cable Test Site Completed
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Engineers from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division - Ship System Engineering Station...

SUBSAFE Program Earns 2013 Secretary of the Navy Safety Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command's Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) Program was awarded the 2013 Secretary of...

NAVSEA Employees Recognized by Department of the Navy
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Three NAVSEA employees received 2013 Department of the Navy (DoN) Test and Evaluation (T&E) awards, ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Millinocket
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the third joint high speed vessel, USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), from Aus...

Austal USA Christens USS Jackson
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- Austal christened the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) March 22 at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile...

DDG 1000 Crew Completes Training on Integrated Power Systems at NSWCCD-SSES
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The pre-commissioning crew of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) completed training on its Integrated Pow...

Fiscal Year 2014 Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced two separate contract awards MArch 14 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 destroyers.
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Fiscal Year 2014 Littoral Combat Ship Contract Awards Announced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Today, contract modifications were issued to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their ...

Keel Laid for Future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5)
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- A ceremony celebrating the laying and authentication of the keel of the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5)...

Keel Authenticated for 11th Littoral Combat Ship, the future Sioux City
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The Navy and Lockheed Martin, with Marinette Marine Corp., held a keel laying ceremony Feb. 19, for ...

NSWC Dahlgren Cybersecurity Engineer Honored with Department of the Navy Excellence Award
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) cybersecurity engineer was presented the D...

USNS John Glenn Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (NNS) -- The second Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), USNS John Glenn (MLP 2), successfully completed Acceptance...

NAVSEA Releases Fire Safety and Prevention Manual
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) released a new fire safety and prevention manual for all ship rep...

LHA 6 Completes Acceptance Trials
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) America (LHA 6) completed acceptance trials off...

Future USS Coronado (LCS 4) Begins Sailaway
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), departed from the Austal US...

USNS John Glenn Successfully Completes Builder's Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The USNS John Glenn (MLP 2) successfully completed Builder's Sea Trials Jan. 13.

During the...

NAVSEA Completes Waterjet Seal and Evaluation on USS Fort Worth
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) divers recently...

NUWC Newport Facility Provides Unique Fleet Support to Virginia class Program
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport announced a major milestone for its Virginia Payload T...

SWC Indian Head Establishes U.S. Source for Energetics Material
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division earned reco...

PNSY Eliminates Spray Shield Requirement Saving Time and Money
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PSNS) recently identified and eliminated a piping spray shield requiremen...

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Carderock's Upgraded Maneuvering, Seakeeping Basin
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock marked the opening of the maneuvering and seakeeping b...

JHSV 3 Successfully Completes Builder's Trials
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The future USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), completed builder's sea trials at the Austal USA shipyard Dec....

NUWC Keyport Recognized by OSHA as a VPP Star Site
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport was recognized by the Occupational Health and Safety Ad...

Future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Christened and Launched, Marks Production Milestone
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The Navy, along with the Lockheed Martin-led industry team, christened and launched the future USS M...

Future USS Jackson (LCS 6) Launches, Marks Production Milestone
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The future USS Jackson (LCS 6) launched from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 14, marki...

LCS Remote Minehunting System Completes Developmental Testing
PALM BEACH, Fla. (NNS) -- PALM BEACH, Fla. - The remote minehunting system (RMS) successfully completed developmental testing,...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard undocks USS Texas after Maintenance Period
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility undocked USS Texas (SSN 775) Dec. ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Team Completes Install Aboard USS Ramage
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Members of a fly-away team from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully completed a first-time in...

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of RMC Detachment in Rota
ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- Naval Station Rota marked the opening of a regional maintenance center (RMC) detachment with a ribbo...

Howard O. Lorenzen completes Final Contract Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM 25) successfully completed its...

CNRMC Establishes Spain Detachment
ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command has formally established a Regional Maintenance Center detachment in R...

LCS Surface Warfare Package Completes Live-Fire Test
POINT MUGU RANGE, Calif (NNS) -- The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Surface Warfare Mission Package successfully completed the second pha...

Keel Laid for Future USNS Lewis B. Puller
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- General Dynamics NASSCO held a keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. Navy's third mobile landing platfor...

Keel Laid for Future USS John Finn
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries laid the keel for the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) during a ceremony...

NSWC Panama City Holds Change of Command
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City held a change of command ceremony Nov. 1.

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PEO IWS Wins 2013 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN RDA) Sean Stackle...

NSSA Certifies Calibration Lab Partnership in Luxemburg
CAPELLEN, Luxembourg (NNS) -- Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) certified a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) laborator...

NSWC Port Hueneme Demonstrates Future Technology
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme held a future technology demonstration...

PNSY Earns DLA Customer of Year Award
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) received the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) customer of the year aw...

SUPSALV assists with recovery of historic CSS Georgia
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) will begin a multi-phase sal...

Giuliani Addresses NAVSEA Workforce
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited and addressed the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA...

First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy's first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct....

Navy Awards Contract for ex-Forrestal Scrapping
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded a $0.01 delivery order Oct. 22 for dismantling and recycling ex-USS Forrestal (AVT ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4)
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a ceremony at the Austal USA sh...

Antonio Takes Command of Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Brian K. Antonio relieved Rear Adm. James A. Murdoch as program executive officer for the ...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Holds Change of Command
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) held a change of command ceremony Sept. 26 at NUWC headquarters...

Navy Successfully Tests Long Range Land Attack Projectile
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) successfully completed nine guided fl...

LCS Mine Countermeasures Mission Package Completes Launch Handling and Recovery Testing
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy successfully completed Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) launch handling and recovery tes...

Roosevelt Successfully Completes RCOH
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully completed refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) Aug. 29...

LCS 4 Completes Acceptance Trials
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The future USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully concluded acceptance trials after completing a series o...

NSWC IHEODTD Project Manager Receives HENAAC Award
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division senior proj...

NSWC Carderock Maneuvering, Seakeeping Basin Undergoes Upgrade
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock completed major renovations to the maneuvering and sea...

NSWC Dahlgren upgrades Marines' weapons
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren are upgrading one of the longest-servi...

SUPSALV Assists Port of San Francisco with Dry Dock Removal
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The supervisor of salvage and diving (SUPSALV) coordinated with the Port of San Francisco to remove ...

NAVSEA Recognized for STEM Contributions
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Women of Color magazine will recognize four Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) employees for thei...

PNSY Returns USS Pittsburgh to the Fleet
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 72...

USS John Paul Jones Completes Aegis Testing
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) completed the second of three combat systems testing and sea trials, in...

DoD Acquisition Leader Visits NAVSEA
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics visited with the Naval Sea S...

Time Capsule Placed on USS Gerald R. Ford to Memorialize Carrier Namesake's Lifetime Achievements
NEWPORT NEWS (NNS) -- Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division welded a time capsule July 11 inside the flight deck contro...

Stiletto Program Teams with UK for UAV Demo
PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) -- The Stiletto Maritime Demonstration Program partnered with the United Kingdom's Defense Science and ...

Panama City Engineers Develop Tools to Reduce USMC Energy Consumption
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City engineers are developing tools to enable U.S. Marine...

US Navy Delivers Final Coastal Patrol Boat to Iraq
UMM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy delivered the final 35-meter patrol boat (PB 312) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr na...

Navy Successfully Tests Long Range Attack Projectile
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (NNS) -- The Navy announced July 2 that it successfully conducted four Long Range Land Attack Projectile (LRL...

Blank Takes Command of Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Capt. Rich Blank relieved Capt. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper as commander, Naval Surface Warfare Cen...

Keel Authenticated for Ninth LCS
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The Navy and Lockheed Martin, with Marinette Marine Corp., held a keel-laying ceremony for the futur...

Keel Authenticated for Eighth LCS
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Montgomery, the Navy's eighth...

LCS Remote Minehunting System Completes Reliability Testing
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy successfully concluded the second and final phase of reliability testing of the littoral co...

PCU Minnesota (SSN 783) Delivers Ahead of Schedule, Achieves Highest Readiness Scores of the Class
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of the future USS Minnesota (SSN 783) from Huntington Ingalls Industries - Ne...

NAVSEA Holds Change of Command
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) held a change of command ceremony, June 7, at the Washington Navy...

Tapp Takes Command of CDSA Dam Neck
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. Eric A. Tapp relieved Capt. Stephen H. Kelley as commanding officer, Combat Direction Systems ...

First Carrier Countermeasure Anti-Torpedo Launched
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted the first aircraft carrier-borne end-to-end at-sea test of ...

Navy's Third Joint High Speed Vessel Launched
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) successfully launched, June 5, from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Choctaw County
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the second Joint High Speed Vessel, USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2), from...

DDG 51 Multiyear Procurement Contract Awarded
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded two contracts for the DDG 51 fiscal years (FY) 2013-2017 multiyear procurement (MYP...

SURFMEPP Delivers 100TH Baseline Availability Work Package
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) completed its 100th Baseline Availab...

Navy Successfully Tests Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missile
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The US Navy successfully completed tests of the Rolling Airframe Block 2 missile at the Navy's Pacif...

Future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) Keel Authenticated
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future Zumwalt-class Destroyer USS Michael Monso...

USNS Choctaw County Satisfactorily Completes Acceptance Trials
MOBILE, Ala (NNS) -- USNS Choctaw County, the Navy's second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV 2), satisfactorily completed Ac...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Montford Point
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), from G...

NAVSEA to Host the Fifth Annual International Frigate Working Group
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command will host the fifth meeting of the International Frigate Working Group...

Montford Point Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP) 1, successfully completed Accept...

Navy Scientist Selected for Electrotechnology Award
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) scientist was named the winner of the Harry Diamond Memorial Aw...

Fastener Commonality Deep Dive Yields Navy Supply System Efficiencies
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command completed a fleet-wide fastener study, identifying and recommending the re...

New Control Systems on Mount Whitney Saves Fuel, Reduces Crew Workload
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command completed the installation of new control systems aboard USS Mount Whitney...

USS Fort Worth Completes Final Contract Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- SAN DIEGO - USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT) and returned t...

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Hosts Congressional Members
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) hosted Reps. Rob Wittman, R-VA, and Madeleine Bordallo...

USS Chancellorsville Completes Combat Systems Upgrades
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command completed the first-ever Air Defense Cruiser Aegis Baseline 9 combat syste...

NSWC Port Hueneme Holds a Change of Command
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme held a change of command ceremony in Port Hueneme, ...

NSWC Carderock Receives Patent for Propeller Entanglement System
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock received a patent for a system designed to entangle sm...

MLP 1 Successfully Completes Builder's Sea Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), successfully completed builde...

NAVSEA Assists with Removal, Dismantling of USS Guardian
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) continues to support ...

NSWC Carderock Engineers Release New Software to Analyze Accelerations on High-Speed Boats
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- NORFOLK, Va. - Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock engineers released an innovative new so...

USS Anchorage Visits NSWC Port Hueneme
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)Port Hueneme recently completed a week-long combat system assessm...

Navy Lays Keel for PCU John Warner
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Hunting...

JHSV 2 Successfully Completes Builder's Trials
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) 2, the future USNS Choctaw County, conducted builder's sea trials Mar...

NAVSEA Receives Record Patent Licensing Fee
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren has been awarded $500,000 for the licensing of five pat...

Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent Contract Award Announced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $100,685,094 contract for Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent (...

NSSA Provides SCBA Repair Capabilities to Norfolk-based Ships
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) implemented a new capability to keep U.S. Navy ships' self cont...

Navy Delivers Two Coastal Patrol Boats to Iraq
UMM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy delivered two more 35-meter patrol boats (PB-310 and PB-311) to the Iraqi navy at the ...

Navy Develops Modular Rifle Racks for Marine Vehicles
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City delivered modular rifle rack kits to the U.S. Marine...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Improves Safety Draft Marker
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- A Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PSNY) engineer improved the process to safely monitor draft conditions ...

San Antonio-Class Safe in Chemical Warfare Environment
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Results from a test simulating a chemical attack aboard USS New York (LPD 21) off the coast of Virgi...

Navy Delivers Offshore Support Vessels to Iraqi Navy
UMM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The Iraqi navy and the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command marked the delivery of two 60-meter Off...

Naval Sea Systems Command Announces Selection of New Commander
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Dec. 19 the selection of the next commander of Port...

DDG 1000 Program Successfully Integrates Deckhouse
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The Navy's next generation destroyer, the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), completed a major ship mile...

NSWC Carderock Aerospace Engineers Complete Surface Ship Model Testing
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Aerospace engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock completed surface ship testing ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Arlington
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the eighth LPD 17 class amphibious transport dock ship, the future USS...

Keel Laid for future USNS John Glenn
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- General Dynamics NASSCO held a keel laying ceremony for the future USNS John Glenn (MLP 2), Dec. 4, ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Improves Firefighting Plan
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and the crew of USS Newport News (SSN 750) improved the ship's firefig...

Pearl Harbor Opens First Facility in Modernization Plan
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) opened a new, two-stor...

NSWC Carderock Receives Patent for Galfenol Discovery, Development
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock received a patent Nov. 13 for their discovery and deve...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Hosts Korean Naval Shipyard Commander
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) officials hosted Rep...

Navy's First Mobile Landing Platform Launched
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The first ship of the Navy's new Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class launched Nov. 13, less than two...

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center CO relieved
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The commanding officer of Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, Capt. Michael Wiegand, was relieved...

PEO IWS Welcomes New Commander
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) held a change of command ceremony at t...

Future USS Arlington Completes Acceptance Trials
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS Arlington (LPD 24) completed acceptance trials Nov. 2, sailing from and returning to ...

USS San Jacinto Enters Dry Dock
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS San Jacinto (CG 56) entered dry dock at the BAE Systems Ship Repair facility in Mayport, Fla., N...

Navy Gets New Nuclear Propulsion Boss
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program held a change-of-command ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard o...

Future USS Minnesota Christened
NEWPORT NEWS, VA. (NNS) -- The Navy christened its newest submarine, the future USS Minnesota (SSN 783), Oct. 27, at Huntington...

Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship America
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will christen the amphibious assault ship, America (LHA 6), Oct. 20, during a 10 a.m. CDT c...

Network Switch Enclosures Extend Service Life
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- New protective enclosures for the MX5000 network switches, designed and tested by engineers at Naval...

NSWCCD-SSES Engineers Using Laser Metrology to Support Fleet
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division - Ship Systems Engineering Station ...

Future USNS Cesar Chavez Completes Integrated Acceptance Trial
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Following four days of intensive testing and trials, the future USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) complet...

#Warfighting: Navy's Second Joint High Speed Vessel Launched
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The future USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) launched Oct. 1, in Mobile, Ala., marking a key milestone in...

PNSY Welcomes Graduate Journeymen to the Ranks
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) welcomed 184 employees to its workforce Sept. 21 at a graduation ce...

Thermal Management Control System to Test Aboard USS Kidd
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division - Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSW...

Navy Successfully Tests NIFC-CA With Army Airborne Sensor
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (NNS) -- The Navy and Army successfully executed a joint live-fire test to demonstrate Naval Integrated Fire ...

NSSA 2M Lab's Quick Fix Keeps USS Montpelier Operational
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Ship Support Activity's (NSSA) Miniature/Micro-Miniature (2M) Electronic Repair Lab restored...

Glacier Expedition a Success for NUWC Newport and NASA
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- To meet data collection challenges in remote arctic waters, the National Aeronautics and Space Admin...

NSSA's Interim Solution Maintains Submarine Force Readiness
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Engineers at Norfolk Ship Support Activity's (NSSA) Submarine Towed Array Branch have identified a s...

New Phased Array Inspections Yield Cost, Work Efficiencies
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) approved new non-destructive testing inspection requirements for ...

USS Ashland Achieves First-Time Quality, Successful Sea Trials with EPCPs
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Expanded Process Control Procedures (EPCPs) support USS Ashland (LSD 48) in achieving first-time qua...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Anchorage
AVONDALE, La. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of its newest amphibious transport dock ship, the future USS Anchorage (L...

USS Fort Worth Departs Mayport for Commissioning
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), sailed away from Naval Station Maypo...

NEEC Project Teams Focus on Battery Technology for Naval Applications
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC) students from Penn State University are researching out-of...

NAVSEA and Urban Youth Racing School Announce Establishment of STEM Academy in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced the development ...

Fabrication Begins on the Future USS John Finn
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) marked the start of fabrication on the future USS John Finn (DDG...

Navy Signs Specification Document for the Ohio Replacement Submarine Program, Sets forth Critical Design Elements
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States' Ohio Replacement and United ...

Future USS Michael Murphy Sails Away from Shipyard
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard Sep...

Navy Partners with Delgado Community College to Support Maritime Industry Education, Training
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy has entered into a cooperative education agreement worth $10 million with the State of Loui...

NSWC Crane Scientist Briefs Defense Science Board
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- The chief scientist at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), briefed the Defens...

NAVSEA TMA Team Addresses Maintenance Issues at Fleet Week Meeting
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's Top Management Attention (TMA) team for surface ships and aircraft carriers closed 11 act...

Bow seals evaluated in first-of-its-kind testing at NSWC Carderock's Large Cavitation Channel
MEMPHIS (NNS) -- Researchers conducted first-of-its-kind testing of the design and performance of bow seals on the Of...

Eight NAVSEA Activities Awarded for Outstanding Energy, Water Management
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Eight activities of the Naval Sea Systems Command field activities were recognized Aug. 29, by the s...

Navy's Largest Command hosting Virtual Career Expo
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) will host its first virtual career expo to recruit civilians for ...

USNS Spearhead Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's first joint high speed vessel, USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), successfully completed acceptance...

LPD 24 Completes Successful Builder's Sea Trials
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS Arlington (LPD 24) successfully completed builder's trials Aug. 24, marking a signifi...

Moored Training Ship Daniel Webster Towed to Charleston More Than Three Weeks Early
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Moored Training Ship Daniel Webster (MTS 626) began its tow from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) d...

Navy Provides Updated Cost Estimate for USS Miami Repair
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's revised cost estimate to restore USS Miami (SSN 755) is approximately $450 million, with ...

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Two Oceanographic Research Vessels
ANACORTES, Wash. (NNS) -- The Navy held a keel laying and dedication ceremony for its two newest Auxiliary General Purpose Oce...

'Shipmates to Workmates' Assists ERB-Affected Sailors at Hiring Event
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- More than 250 job-seekers, including several Sailors affected by last year's Enlisted Retention Boar...

NSWC, Port Hueneme Division Engineers Earn NAVSEA TOC Award for Refurbishment Program
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Three engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division were honored with the ...

NSWC, Port Hueneme Division VB Detachment Brings More Efficiency to Navy Radar Programs
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division's Virginia Beach Detachment is enhancing ...

NSWC Carderock Division Launches STEM Outreach Program in Alaska
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (NNS) -- Seventeen middle school students from Ketchikan and five teachers selected from across Alaska partic...

Warfare Centers Collaborate Via Chat to Support Tomahawk Weapons System
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, R.I., and Naval Surface Warfare Center Division, Po...

Composite Material Used in Tailcone of Virginia-class Submarine
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division, in conjunction with the Office ...

LRLAP Successfully Completes Guided Flight Tests
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy successfully completed its latest round of long-range, land-attack projectile (LRLAP) guide...

Aircraft Carrier Elevator Wire Ropes Service Life Extended
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command Engineering Directorate (NAVSEA05) has recently extended the service life ...

'Shipmates to Workmates' Announces Hiring Event
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The "Shipmates to Workmates" program will host a hiring fair to connect veterans to meaningful emplo...

Navy Begins Construction on Next Amphibious Assault Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) started fabrication of the eleventh LPD 17 San Antonio class shi...

Fort Worth (LCS 3) Begins Sailaway
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), departed from the Marinet...

'Shipmates to Workmates' Assists ERB-Affected Sailors at Hiring Event
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 1200 job-seekers, including several Sailors affected by last year's Enlisted Retention Boa...

Navy 50-50 Program visits West Virginia Businesses
CHARLESTON, W.V. (NNS) -- Executive Director for Program Executive Office Aircraft Carriers Bill Deligne thanked local busines...

Navy Emphasizes STEM in 50-50 Outreach Visit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (NNS) -- Executive Director for Program Executive Office Aircraft Carriers Bill Deligne visited engineering s...

Navy 50-50 program visits West Virginia
HUNTINGTON, W.V. (NNS) -- Executive Director for Program Executive Office Aircraft Carriers Bill Deligne kicked off the Navy's...

NUWC Newport CPI Event to Discuss Cost Savings
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport's Undersea Warfare Electromagnetic Systems Departme...

SEWIP Block 1B3 Enters Low Rate Initial Production
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 was approved to ent...

Cobra Hydrodynamic Bow Bulb Testing Completed at NSWCCD
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division researchers completed two weeks of hydrodynam...

SERMC TSRA Teaming Efforts Optimize Bradley's INSURV Preps
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Personnel from the Navy's Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC), located in Mayport, Fla., r...

Navy Establishes New Program Office for CVN 79 Planning, Procurement
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers, Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, announced the sta...

NAVSEA Commander Addresses Industry at the Navy Now Forum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Vice Adm. Kevin McCoy, was the keynote speaker at the Associat...

USS Hopper Begins Major Maintenance Period at Pearl Harbor
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- USS Hopper (DDG 70) entered dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Fac...

Naval Shipyards Honored as 21st Century Trailblazers and Innovators
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Department of Labor will recognize Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance ...

'Shipmates to Workmates' Announces Hiring EventWatch Video
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- The Shipmates-to-Workmates program, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other agenc...

NNSY Returns Truman to Fleet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed its largest Docking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) ...

USS Ohio Completes Major Maintenance Period, Rejoins Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) completed its most expan...

Navy Accepts Support Vessel for Iraq
HOUMA, La. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future Al Basrah (OSV 401), the first of two 60-meter offshor...

Navy's Surface Warfare Enterprise Priorities Outlined
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- The Navy announced 19 science and technology objectives for 2012 during the third annual Surface War...

Warfare Center Recognized as Voluntary Protection Program Star Site
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) received Voluntary Protection Programs...

Surface Combat Systems Center Recognized for Health Promotion
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island received the Blue H, the U.S. Navy Surgeon Gener...

Warfare Center's New System Makes Big Impact for Missile Defense Tests
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona's new mini-KU satellite communication system aboard USS Lake Eri...

LCS Completes First Stage of Surface Warfare Developmental Testing
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy completed the first stage of developmental testing for the Littoral Combat Ship surfac...

Future USS Anchorage Completes Acceptance Trials
AVONDALE, La. (NNS) -- The future USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed acceptance trials June 22, sailing from and...

Navy Maintenance Center Expands Fleet Support
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy's Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) in Mayport, Fla. opened an inspection and r...

Top Safety Rating Renewed at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) recertified as a Vol...

Navy Partners with Coast Guard for Initial Fuel Test
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro...

Warfare Center Supports Exercise Bold Quest
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), personnel provided electronic warfare and...

Strategic Weapons Systems Engineering Facility Opens
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane opened a new facility, June 13, that will co-locate divers...

Navy's Largest Systems Command Hosts STEM Outreach Event
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command hosted a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) recruitm...

Navy Accepts Delivery of LCS 3
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) June 6 during a ceremony ...

USS Mississippi Commissioned
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy commissioned USS Mississippi (SSN 782), the ninth Virginia-class attack submarine, during a...

Navy Awards LHA 7 Construction Contract
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded a $2,381,448,356 contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) May 31, for t...

Navy's Largest Systems Commander Meets Carolina Panthers Owner
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command met with the owner of the Carolina Panthers for a tour of...

Charlotte: Navy 3-Star Visits Charlotte Motor Speedway during 50-50 Outreach Campaign
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command, toured NASCAR's Pit Crew Challenge May 17, held at Time ...

NAVSEA Commander Discusses Shore-Based Energy Initiatives
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, met with executives with Duke Energy Center to discuss shore-b...

#Navy 50/50 - Charlotte: Navy's Leading Wounded Warrior Recruiter Meets with America's Second Largest Bank
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command, met with Bank of America executives May ...

#Navy 50/50 - Charlotte: Vice Admiral Visits High School; Discusses Importance of Education, Discipline
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command, met with officials of Mecklenburg School District and Pr...

#Navy 50/50 - Charlotte: Leading Wounded Warrior Recruiter Visits VA Outpatient Clinic
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command, met with leaders of the state-of the-art...

#Navy 50/50 - Charlotte: Vice Admiral Tours UNC Research Facilities
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- The commander of the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command met with leaders at the University of Nor...

Keel-Laying Ceremony Held for Pre-Commissioning Unit North Dakota
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy celebrated a key milestone May 11, with Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota's (SSN 78...

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Completes Acceptance Trials
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed acceptance trials May 4, testing the ship's...

JHSV 3 Keel Authenticated
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for Joint High Speed Vessel Fortitude (JHSV 3) at its shipyar...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112)
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) today from General Dynamics at...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Workers Test Corrosion Prototypes
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility tested prototypes of new equipment...

Navy Minehunting Fleet Upgraded with Improved Sonar Detection Capability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Engineers from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., completed the first installation...

Panama City Hosts Aerostat Demonstration
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City successfully demonstrated the ability of a zeppelin-like ba...

Naval Sea Logistics Center Holds Change of Command
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Sea Logistics Center held a change of command ceremony, April 27 in Mechanicsburg, ...

NAVSEA Connects Warrior Game Participants with Job Hiring
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) representatives met with service members and veterans at the Warr...

PCU Mississippi Delivers One Year Early
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy took delivery of PCU Mississippi (SSN 782) from General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) ...

Battleship Iowa Formally Transferred to Pacific Battleship Center
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy formally transferred ownership of the historic battleship Iowa (BB 61) to the Pacific Battl...

#SAAM: Naval Sea Systems Command Participates in 'Denim Day'
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command employees recognized Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), participating ...

Destroyer Edson to be Donated to Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced April 24 that the destroyer ex-Edson (DD 946) will be donated to the Saginaw Vall...

Future USS Somerset Launched
AVONDALE, La. (NNS) -- The future USS Somerset (LPD 25) launched April 14 from Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Avondal...

Energy Dashboard to Help Fleet Reduce Fuel Consumption
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) installed the Energy Dashboard proof-of-concept system in USS Kid...

Team Submarine Promotes STEM Initiatives in Mississippi
BILOXI, Miss. (NNS) -- Team Submarine and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently built upon its long-term partnership ...

LCS 3 Completes Second Round of Builder's Trials
MARINETTE, Wis (NNS) -- The future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed the second round of builder's trials, April...

Navy Begins Construction on DDG 1002
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and General Dynamics...

Submarines Program Manager Addresses Mississippi Senate
JACKSON, Miss (NNS) -- The Virginia-class submarine program manager kicked off the Navy's 50-50 executive outreach visit to...

Chief Petty Officer Improvises, Helps Critically Injured Accident Victim
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- A chief assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit Michael Murphy (DDG 112) helped treat a critically injure...

Navy Funds Fiscal Year 2012 Littoral Combat Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy issued contract modifications to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their res...

Future USS Michael Murphy Completes 'Super Trial'
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), and the final ship of the original 62-ship procurement of t...

San Diego Heads for New Homeport
PASCAGOULA, Miss (NNS) -- The future USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Huntington Ingalls Industries' Pascagoula, Miss., shipyar...

NAVSEA Receives 2012 Defense Standardization Award
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) team received the 2011 Defense Standardization Program Achievem...

Secretary of the Navy Visits Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division
INDIAN HEAD, Md (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made his first visit to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Di...

USS Ford Conducts Operational Transit on Alternative Fuel Blend
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Ford (FFG 54) successfully transited from the ship's homeport in Everett, Wash., to San Diego, M...

Two NAVSEA Employees Honored as Asian-American Engineers of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Two Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) employees received the Asian American Engineer of the Year aw...

NDIA Names 2011 Navy Civilian Tester of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) named a Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships empl...

First NEEC Graduate begins Work at NSWCCD-SSES
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The first graduate of the Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC) began work, Feb. 13, as a naval ...

Team Submarine, NUWC Keyport Delivers Torpedo Software Upgrade
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's Torpedo Enterprise upgraded all MK 54 lightweight torpedoes in 5th Fleet with the latest ...

NAVSEA Achieves Surface Ship Maintenance Process Milestone
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) completed a 20-week selected restricted availability Jan. 27, becoming th...

Navy Minehunting Fleet Upgraded with Improved Sonar Capability
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The first installation of the AN/SQQ-32(V)4 minehunting sonar upgrade began Jan. 11, aboard USS Guar...

Navy Advances Electrical Protection for Shipboard Sailors
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors aboard U.S. Navy ships soon will have new protective clothing for low voltage maintenance wo...

Keel Laid for Navy's First Mobile Landing Platform
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (NNS) -- General Dynamics NASSCO held a keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. Navy's first mobile landing platfor...

NAVSEA Annouces Sailors of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) 2011 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were annuonced at a Washington Nav...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Howard O. Lorenzen
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (NNS) -- The Navy accepted the delivery of missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS San Diego
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted the delivery of its newest amphibious transport dock ship, the future USS San Dieg...

New HPAC Controllers Save Navy Maintenance Dollars
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Modifications to high-pressure air compressors onboard dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), were ...

LCS Remote Minehunting System Reaches Reliability Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The remote minehunting system (RMS), a critical component of the mine countermeasures mission packag...

LCAC 91 Achieves Navy's Fastest Maritime Surface Craft Speed on Algal Fuel Blend
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy successfully concluded its final alternative fuel demonstration for the year today with the...

NNSY Enhances Productivity with New Tool Vending Room
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard opened its first tool vending room Dec. 1, giving shipyard workers easy acces...

Transition Benefits: "Shipmates to Workmates" Career Forum Preps Sailors for Transition
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems command co-hosted a career forum Dec. 3 at Naval Support Activity Bethesda to ...

NAVSEA Completes Iraqi Ship Repair Facility in Umm Qasr
UM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The Iraqi navy opened a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)-outfitted ship repair facility (SRF) Dec....

Transition Benefits: "Shipmates to Workmates" Transitions Talent
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Now that the Navy has begun notifying the more than 3,000 Sailors impacted by Enlisted Retention Boa...

LPD 22 Completes Acceptance Trials
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS San Diego (LPD 22) finished acceptance trials at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Automated Welding Increases Safety, Efficiency
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) employees completed ...

Navy Scientists Discover IED Detection Technique
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Thanks to a discovery while researching synthetic aperture radar, detecting improvised explosive dev...

Keel Laid for First DDG 1000 Destroyer
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy laid the keel for its first Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000), Nov. 17, at General Dy...

Naval Sea Systems Command Leads Navy Wounded Warrior Hiring Success
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- More than 800 government and industry leaders attended the Navy's second annual wounded warrior hiri...

PEO LCS Delivers First Riverine Unmanned Surface Vessel
NORFOLK ,Va. (NNS) -- Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS), delivered the first three unmanned surfac...

NAVSEA, Government Officials to Discuss Wounded Warrior Hiring and Retention
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Military and civilian officials with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and private ...

U.S. Navy Delivers Sixth Coastal Patrol Boat to Iraq
UMM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The Navy formally delivered the sixth 35-meter patrol boat (P-305) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr...

'Exoskeletons' Supports Shipyard Work
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Navy shipyard workers are becoming modern day "iron men" using "exoskeletons" to maintain the nation...

USS San Francisco Undocks Early
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS San Francisco (SSN 711) successfully undocked 20 days ahead of schedule at Portsmouth Naval Ship...

NAVSEA Supports First Joint Strike Fighter Sea Trials, Collects Data
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) led an external environment team during the first developmental t...

Norfolk Ship Support Activity Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) held a change of command ceremony Oct. 27 on Naval Station Norf...

Keel Laid for Future USS Milwaukee
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- Workers at the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette, Wis. authenticated the keel for LCS 5, ...

NSWC Port Hueneme Receives Under Secretary of Defense Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD (AT&L)) named Naval Surfa...

Naval Sea Systems Command Leads Service-Disabled Veteran Hiring
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Oct. 20, that it hired 509 service-disabled veterans fo...

Navy Conducts Alternative Fuel Testing on Landing Craft Utility
LITTLE CREEK, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command and the Program Executive Office, Ships conducted alternative fuel testing...

Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program Holds Change of Command
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) held a change of command ceremony at Nor...

NAVSEA Recognized for Outstanding Energy Management
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Ten Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities were recognized by Secretary of the Navy (SE...

NSWC Port Hueneme, White Sands Detachment, Launches Suborbital Mission for NASA
WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division's White Sands Detachment successfully lau...

NSWC Crane Holds Change of Command Ceremony
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) held a change of command ceremony Oct. 6.<...

DDG 51 Class Ship Construction Contract Awards Announced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works (BIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) each...

Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing
WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -- The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, succes...

NSWC Port Hueneme Saves $15 Million Through NSSM Reuse
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command announced Sept. 1 that more than $15 million has been saved through a prog...

SECNAV Visits NSWC Crane
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made his first visit to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, a field...

Construction Begins on SSN 787, Marking Unprecented Production
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy began construction of the thirteenth Virginia-class submarine, the as of yet unnamed SSN 78...

Pratt Relieves Brovarone as NSWC Panama City Commander
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Capt. Everett Scott Pratt relieved Capt. Thomas Joseph Brovarone as commander, Naval Surface Warfare...

Spruance Begins Maiden Voyage
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Spruance (DDG 111), sailed a...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Installs Truman's Main Mast
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed the installation of the USS Harry S. Truman's (CVN 75) main ...

Construction Commences on Future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5)
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command announced Aug. 18 that fabrication of the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), th...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Receives Award for Reservist, Guard Support
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) was recognized for its...

NUWC Division Newport Dedicates New Facility
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport officially opened its new $11 million Mari...

Navy Achieves $50 Million Savings in Weapons Procurement on Amphibs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office (PEO) Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS) announced Aug. 18 that the command h...

NSWC Crane Recognized for Tech Transfer Efforts
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer honored the Military 2 Market program deve...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Undocks San Juan Early
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) undocked USS San Juan (SSN 751) one day ahead of schedule Aug. 4. <...

PEO Carriers Changes Hands
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers (CVN) turned over responsibilities to his ...

Navy Takes Early Delivery of PCU California
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of PCU California (SSN 781) from Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News...

NAVSEA Commander Receives CSULA's 2011 Engineer of the Year Title Sponsor Award
LOS ANGELES (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) received the 2011 Engineer of the Year Title Spo...

Seven Graduate from NSWC Carderock Apprenticeship Program
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Seven students received apprenticeship completion certificates during a ceremony held at Naval Surfa...

NUWC Keyport Technical Specialist Earns BIG Award for Meritorious Government Service
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A technical specialist Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport Division was notified Aug. 1 of ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Returns USS Tennessee to the Fleet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully completed USS Tennessee's (SSBN 734) engineered refueling...

Construction Begins on Future USS Jackson
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy authorized the first cutting of aluminum for the sixth littoral combat ship, the future USS...

Navy Experimental Diving Unit Changes Command in Panama City
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) changed command during a July 29 ceremony in Panama City, Fla. ...

DDG 1000 Program Tests Integrated Power System
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) observed live tests of the DDG 1000 Integrated Power System (IPS...

Time-Honored Naval Tradition Celebrated in Carderock
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division – Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES)...

NAVSEA Completes Week of Service-Disabled Veteran Hiring Support
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) completed a week of promoting government partnerships and hiring ...

Naval Sea Systems Command, Army Material Command Partner to Hire Service-Disabled Veterans
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Kevin McCoy, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command and Gen. Ann Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materie...

Navy Tests LCS Minesweeping System
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy announced the successful completion of shore-based and at-sea integrated system tests on th...

NSWC Port Hueneme Participates in Royal Australian Navy Firing Event
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme in Port Hueneme, Calif., announced July 14, it has ...

Navy Establishes Program Executive Office for Littoral Combat Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy established the Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS), during a ceremon...

PEO Ships' Program Recognized with Safety Excellence Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recognized Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships' Lewis and Clark cla...

Navy Re-opens Norfolk Powder Coating Facility
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy officially re-opened the Norfolk Ship Support Activity's powder coating facility on board N...

USS Philadelphia Relieves Last Sailor, Begins Inactivation at NNSY
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) formally relieved USS Philadelphia's (SSN 690) last remaining Sailor ...

Nimitz Reaches Availability Milestone
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) workers announced July...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Breaks Ground with Waterfront Building
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard began another significant step in fulfilling its facilities modernizatio...

Future USS California Successfully Passes Sea Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Future USS California (SSN 781) returned to Newport News, Va., July 2 after successfully completing ...

Navy Awards Construction Contracts for JHSV 6, 7
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy awarded contract modifications to Austal USA June 30 to exercise options for the const...

Construction Begins on First Mobile Landing Platform
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy announced the start of construction of the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship at the ...

Solar Power System Expected to Bring Significant Savings to Naval Shipyard
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed installati...

Navy Brings Intermediate Maintenance Activity Back to Mayport
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy's Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) formally re-established its Intermediate Ma...

NAVSEA Recognizes TOC Reduction Achievements
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the selection of the 2011 Total Ownership Cost (TOC) Aw...

Norfolk Shipyard Removes Harry S. Truman's Main Mast
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) marked a milestone in the 13-month drydocking planned incremental avai...

NSWC Panama City Demonstrates SUMMIT During S&T Event
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The latest advances in unmanned mine countermeasures technology are undergoing tests and exhibition ...

Navy Regional Maintenance Center Becomes Newest NAVSEA Command
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy Regional Maintenance Center (NRMC) was officially established on Naval Station Norfolk during a...

NAVSEA Shipyards Nominated for 2011 SECDEF Maintenance Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) and Puget Sound Naval Shipya...

Navy Recognizes Warfare Center Engineers for Hispanic Leadership Achievements
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane engineers...

Annual 'Mega Rust' Conference Seeks Tools, Processes to Curb Corrosion
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Military, government and industry experts convened for the seventh consecutive year to discuss the l...

RMC Leaders Emphasize Quality Shipboard Maintenance
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) leaders met in Mayport, Fla., May 24-25, to lay the framework for ...

Carlson Assumes Command of Aegis Technical Representative
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (NNS) -- Capt. Scott M. Carlson relieved Cmdr. Philip A. Jordan as commander, Aegis Technical Representative ...

Warfare Center Engineers, Scientists Recognized for Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Fourteen scientists and engineers from the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) and the Naval Underse...

NSWC Port Hueneme Hosts VLS Forum, Strengthens Allied Relations
PORT HUENEME, Calif (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme hosted an international forum on the MK 41 Vertical...

Navy Panama City Scientist Recognized
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced June 2, the selection of a Naval Surface Warfare Center...

Divers Assist with USS Denver Repairs
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Supervisor of Salving and Diving (SUPSALV) divers completed repairs on amphibious dock landing ship ...

NOSSA Employee Recognized for Career Achievements by SAIGE
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- John Mario Harley, traffic management specialist, for Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Naval Ord...

USS Norfolk Departs Shipyard Early
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed a Continuous Maintenance Availability (CMAV) fo...

NAVSEA Participating in Bold Monarch 2011
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is participating in Bold Monarch 2011, a NATO submarine rescue ex...

Navy Signs Agreement to Increase Energy-Related Development
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The Navy signed a five-year agreement with three Philadelphia region organizations to establish prog...

NAVSEA Brings Recruiting Effort to 2011 Warrior Games
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) took its recruiting efforts to the Warrior Games in Colorado Spri...

NSWC Panama City Engineer Recognized
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- A Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City, Fla., engineer received the Society of American M...

Warfare Center Closes Nitration Plant
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head closed a chapter in its long history with a commemorative c...

NAVSEA Teams, Individual Recognized by Navy for Acquisition Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Two Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) teams and a small business advocate were announced as award...

Gravely Completes Final Contract Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Gravely (DDG 107) successfully completed Final Contract Trials in Norfolk, Va., May 19.

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DDG 1000 Achieves Major Power System Testing Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy successfully tested the DDG 1000's Integrated Power System (IPS) at full power at the Land ...

PEO Carriers Incentivizes Industrial Improvements While Building CVN 78
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy's next aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), reached a significant step in its constru...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Undocking Marks Overhaul Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Office (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers announced USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) s...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Changes Command
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Command of Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock changed hands May 20.

Capt. Heide Stefany...

Naval Shipyard Workers Reach Apprentice Program Milestone
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) employees graduated fr...

Navy Lays Keel for PCU Minnesota
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit Minnesota at Huntington Ingalls Indust...

Dahlgren Scientist Named ASNE "Jimmie" Hamilton Award Winner
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) has named James D. Moreland Jr., of Naval Surface War...

NSWC Crane Challenges Students with First Undergraduate Design Contest
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- College students representing five universities from across the Midwest tackled a real-world enginee...

New Automated System Cuts Calibration Costs
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) Calibration Lab ...

NAVSEA to Co-Host Third Annual International Frigate Working Group
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Deputy Commander for Surface Warfare (SEA 21) and Commander, ...

NAVSEA Warfare Center Recognized as OSHA Star
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
recognized Naval Surface Warfare Center...

NSWC Port Hueneme Engineers Foster STEM Education
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Two Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme engineers led a group of local high school stu...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Innovation Avoids USS Texas Docking
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard announced May 12 that workers developed and executed a first-time proce...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Hosts First Wounded Warrior Symposium
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) hosted its first Wounded Warrior Symposium May 5, at First Home Care F...

Navy Hosted SeaPerch Challenge Inspires Interest in Science and Technology
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Centers Carderock and Indian Head partnered with the U.S. Naval Academy to hos...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Shares Science, Technology with Children
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City hosted "Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" for employ...

Portsmouth Construction Increases Dry Dock Capacity
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard completed improvements and certification to dry dock #2, April 12, which i...

NAVSEA Receives "Disability Matters" Award for Wounded Warrior Hiring
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) received the "Disability Matters" Workforce Award for the organiz...

Surface Ship Maintenance Summit Aims to Improve Navy, Industry Collaboration
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command hosted a meeting with all six companies holding prime surface ship mu...

NAVSEA Receives National Award for Wounded Warrior Hiring
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) received the ERE Recruiting Excellence Award for Best Military Ta...

NNSY Repairs USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Catapult Launch System
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) personnel completed repairs to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's catapult lau...

NAVSEA Commands Recognized for PA Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy announced the calendar year 2010 Chief of Information (CHINFO) Merit Awards March 21. ...

NAVSEA Divers Complete Repairs, Ship Deploys to Support Japan
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Navy divers completed repairs to amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), on March 11, fou...

Fiscal Year 2011 Littoral Combat Ship Contract Awards Announced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Contract modifications were issued to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA March 17, under the...

Indian Head Division Promotes STEM in Maryland
LA PLATA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head Division employees, including scientists and enginee...

NAVSEA Terminates Contracts with Advanced Solutions for Tomorrow
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus directed that all active contracts and task orders with Advanced Sol...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hosts DoD Maintenance Workshop
WAIKIKI, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) hosted more than 50 De...

NAVSEA Announces Sailors of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy Diver 1st Class (DSW/SS) Fredrick B. Robinson and Electronics Technician 1st Class (SW) Sabrina...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Begins Six-Month Jacksonville Project
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) began a six-month ma...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Deploys Efficient Weld Wire Distribution System
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) implemented a new distribution system, Feb. 22, for providing welde...

NUWC Division Newport Engineer Recognized as Rising Star
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- A computer engineer with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, R.I. was named winner of the ...

CDSA Dam Neck Receives CNO Environmental Excellence Award
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Combat Direction Systems Activity, Dam Neck (CDSA DN) earned a Chief of Naval Operations 2010 Enviro...

Construction Begins on Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Advance construction started on the nation's newest aircraft carrier Feb. 25 with a "first cut of st...

NAVSEA Engineers to be Honored by National Society of Professional Engineers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Four Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) engineers will be recognized by the National Society of Prof...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS William P. Lawrence
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS William P. Lawrence from Northrop Grumman Sh...

BEYA to Recognize NAVSEA Employees for Career Achievements
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Office (PEO) Littoral and Mine Warfare executive director, will be recognized ...

USS New York Completes Final Contract Trials
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS New York (LPD 21) successfully completed final contract trials and returned to Naval Station Nor...

NAVSEA Recognized for Wounded Warrior Hiring
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) received the Human Capital Management for Defense (HCMD) - Most I...

NAVSEA, PEOs Reach Out to Small Business Owners in Florida
MIAMI (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and five, affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEO) hosted a Sma...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Completes Emergent Repairs on FFG
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) completed emergent rep...

Ohio-Class Submarine Replacement Program Receives 'Milestone A' Authority
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Ohio-class submarine replacement program achieved 'Milestone A' and is approved to e...

American Society of Naval Engineers to Honor Naval Sea Systems Command Employees
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Five Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) employees will be honored by the American Society of Naval ...

Navy Delivers Two Patrol Boats to Iraq
UMM QASR, Iraq (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy delivered two 35-meter patrol boats to the Iraqi navy's Umm Qasr naval facility Jan. 2...

Naval Sea Systems Command Recognizes Workforce Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) recognized seven teams and six individuals with 2009 Excellence A...

NAVSEA Recognized for Wounded Warrior Recruiting Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) will be honored with a Disability Matters Workforce Award for the...

Surface Combat Systems Center Tests Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities During Atlantic Trident Exercise
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Combat Systems Center tested the updated capabilities of the U.S. Navy Aegis Ballistic Missi...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport to Save Millions with Energy Savings Performance Contract Project
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport flipped a ceremonial switch Feb. 1, marking t...

Carderock Signs Partnership Agreements with Montgomery County
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock signed three partnership agreements with Montgomery County, M...

Future USS William P. Lawrence Successfully Completes "Super Trials"
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) successfully completed combined "super trials" Jan. 21 ...

First Phase of LCS Mine Countermeasure Mission Package Testing Concludes
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Navy successfully completed the first phase of shipboard mine countermeasure mission package (MC...

Ship Designer Earns DoD Disability Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) engineer received the Department of Defense's 2010 Outstanding ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Completes USS Chafee Availability
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) completed USS Chafee...

Manned Dive Bell Testing for New Diving System Completed
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy successfully completed dive bell testing for its new Saturation Fly-Away Diving System (SAT...

Ingraining Culture of Safety At Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Command's Assistant Deputy Commander for Maintenance, Modernization, Envi...

Navy Equals Record Fuel Conservation Results
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced a fiscal year 2010 Navy fuel avoidance savings of 1.35 ...

Navy Warfare Center Supports Coast Guard Ship Maintenance
BOSTON, Mass. (NNS) -- The Navy's independent assessment authority installed the eLog electronic maintenance database softw...

Sailors Receive New Antenna Testing System
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- A new antenna testing assembly for Navy aircraft designed at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane sta...

Navy Leads Three California STEM Events
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy led more than 500 California middle-school students in learning about science, technol...

Future USS Arlington Launched
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS Arlington (LPD 24) launched Nov. 23 from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding's Pascagoula, ...

NSWC Carderock Division Begins Second Century of Supporting the Fleet
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Engineers, scientists and Philadelphia community leaders celebrated 100 years of research and develo...

USS Chicago Undocks Six Weeks Early
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard successfully undocked USS Chicago (SSN 721) from its scheduled engineere...

Navy Improves Data Access to Industry Through SHARE
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) introduced significant capability upgrades to the Software Hardwa...

DoD Recognizes PHNSY as Top Maintenance Provider
TAMPA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Department of Defense awarded Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard the Robert T. Mason award for excellen...

Testing for New Diving System Underway
Naval Experimental Diving Unit Public Affairs (NNS) -- Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU), Panama City, Fla., recently completed the first manned dive ...

NAVSEA Recognized for Wounded Warrior Hiring Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- As part of November's Warrior Care Month, the assistant secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve ...

Shipbuilding, Conversion, Repair Newport News Holds Change of Command Ceremony
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A change of command ceremony was held for the supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair in N...

Modeling, Simulation Center Opens in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) expanded its ship design capability Nov. 3 by opening a new model...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Graduates Newest Apprentices
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) graduated 120 apprentices from its apprentice program during a ceremon...

NSWC Crane Supports Installation of Enhanced Navy-wide Communications System
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane) recently assisted Navy Region Europe, Africa and Sou...

Navy Establishes New Surface Ship Maintenance Activity
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Navy leadership officially established the Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEP...

NAVSEA Supplies Custom Career Training to Wounded Warriors
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Twenty Wounded Warriors at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., are pursuing careers in t...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Commences Rennovation
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Renovations to an 18,000-square foot facility at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport, R...

Foreign Naval Attache Tour Kicks-off at Corona Warfare Center
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Foreign naval attachés from 19 nations began their fall tour of U.S. Navy installations Oct. 26 at N...

Construction Begins on Final Lewis and Clark Class Ship
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Construction began on T-AKE 14, the last designated ship of the T-AKE 1 (Lewis and Clark) class, Oct...

Naval Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation Engineer Receives Excellence Award
RICHMOND, Va. (NNS) -- The Federal Laboratory Consortium presented an Excellence in Technology Transfer award to a Naval Su...

Navy Sailing Toward Great Green Fleet
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy conducted a full power demonstration of a Riverine Command Boat (experimental) (RCB-X)...

NSWC Carderock Hosts International Workshop
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock hosted the International Damaged Ship Structural Recov...

Navy Implements E-Form Process Improvement on Surface Ships
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Logistics Center will complete automating the engineering change approval process for ...

Navy Conducts COBRA Flight Test from Fire Scout
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. (NNS) -- The Navy successfully conducted the first flight test of the Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and ...

LCS Mine Countermeasure Mission Package Completes Phase III Testing
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy completed Phase III end-to-end testing of the littoral combat ship (LCS) mine countermeasur...

Southeast Regional Maintenance Center Voluntary Protection Program 'Star' Status Recertified
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Southeast Regional Maintenance Center Voluntary Protection Program "Star" Status Recertified
Th...

Navy to Conduct Alternative Fuels Demonstration With Riverine Command Boat
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy will conduct a full power demonstration of a Riverine Command Boat (experimental) powe...

NSWC Indian Head Engineers Deliver New Lightweight Modular Container
EARLE, N.J. (NNS) -- Navy weapons packaging engineers at the Earle, N.J. detachment of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Begins USS Hopper Availability
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) began a Selected Res...

Navy's Incentivized Energy Conservation Program Realizes Dividends
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Oct. 7, that Navy ships realized 549,000 barrels of fue...

NAVSEA Increases Wasp-Class Fuel Efficiency
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy began installing combustion trim loop systems this month on amphibious ships to improv...

International Naval Leaders Gain Knowledge at PHNSY & IMF
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Naval officers from 11 different countries began classes Sept. 27 for a six-week International Shipy...

Navy's Program Executive Officer for Submarines Changes Command
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's program executive officer for submarines (PEO Submarines) changed command during an Oct. ...

Corona Warfare Center Partners with Nation's Top Ranking Hispanic-Serving Institutions
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command ...

NSWC Port Hueneme Provides Testing Support for New Missile
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The test event, conducted by NSWC Port Hueneme and a government contractor, was in support of the de...

PSNS & IMF Graduates Apprentice Class of 2010
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's Apprentice Program Class of 2010 ...

Shipyard Workers Prepare for USS Texas' Extended Docking Selected Restricted Availability
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) engineers and mechan...

NAVSEA Program Office, Field Activities Recognized for Safety Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) program office and two field activities were recognized Sept. 1...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Changes Command
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Command of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) changed hands Sept. 17 during a change of command ceremony ...

Construction Commences on First Navy Joint High Speed Vessel
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- Fabrication of the future USNS Vigilant (JHSV 2), the first joint high speed vessel (JHSV) to be ope...

Indian Head Navy Base Celebrates 120 Years
INDIAN HEAD, Md (NNS) -- Naval Support Facility (NSF) Indian Head, Md., celebrates 120 years of naval operations from 11 a.m....

NAVSEA Promotes Fleet Readiness at Symposium
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) participated in the Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Employees Honored at Academic Recognition Ceremony
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) leaders honored 130 government civilians for their achievements ...

Southeast Regional Maintenance Center Welcomes New Commander
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) conducted their change of command ceremony (CoC), Sept...

Navy to Conduct Emergent Repairs to Cyclone-class Coastal Patrol Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Inspections of Cyclone-class patrol coastal (PC) vessels homeported in Bahrain and Norfolk have reve...

USS McFaul Receives Navy's New Anti-Corrosion Covers
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Representatives from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Surface Ship Life Cycle Manageme...

NSWC Crane Advances Anti-Tamper Technology
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane and Draper Laboratory signed a Cooperative Research and De...

Virginia Class Program Reaches Major Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Virginia-class submarine program reached a significant benchmark with the approval of Milestone ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Holds Change of Command Ceremony
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) held a change of com...

NSWC Crane Opens Special Weapons Assessment Facility
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane marked the opening of a new special weapons assessment fac...

USS Virginia Arrives at PNSY for First Extended Maintenance Availability
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD, Maine (NNS) -- Attack submarine USS Virginia (SSN 774) and her crew arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) Sep...

PHNSY Civilian Diver Graduates From Navy Diving, Salvage Training Center
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- A civilian from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) grad...

NSWC Crane's Technology Transfer Initiatives Receive FLC Honors
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, received two awards for technology transfer wor...

CBR Defense Analyzed at War Game Tabletop Exercise
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy analyzed current chemical, biological and radiological defense (CBR) capabilities at the fi...

NUWC Newport Hosts Summer Programs for Students
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport's Educational Outreach program concluded its busies...

Navy Awards $115M Mobile Landing Platform Advanced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded a $115 million Advanced Design and Long Lead Time Material con...

NNSY, NNSA Complete USS Peleliu Boiler Repairs
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) personnel completed a boiler ...

NAVSEA Personnel to be Honored for STEM Achievement
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Three Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) employees will be honored for professional achievement in S...

Navy's Program Executive Office, Ships, Changes Leadership
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships leadership changed hands Aug. 20, in a ceremony at the Washingt...

NSWC Port Hueneme Establishes Wounded Warrior Partnership
FORT BLISS, Texas (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme partnered with the Army's Warrior Transition Batta...

Navy Engineers, Marine Warfighters Test Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Navy civilian engineers teamed with the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) to test the capabilities...

US Pacific Fleet Launches New Warfighting Assessment Federation
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- U.S. Pacific Fleet Command (COMPACFLT) established, for the first time ever, a new warfighting asses...

NAVSEA Warfare Center Installations Enhance Fleet Maintenance
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, Ind., personnel completed Ram Air Turbo-Generator Test Se...

NAVSEA Activities Challenge Students to Build Submersibles
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) personnel teame...

NSWC Dahlgren to Host the Navy CBR Defense War Game 2010
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren will host the Navy Chemical, Biological and Radiologica...

USS Key West Begins Engineered Overhaul
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) began the engineered overhaul (EOH) of USS Key West (SSN 722), J...

First Gun Mission Module Installed Aboard LCS 2
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy installed the second gun mission module (GMM) aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) July 28 in No...

DoD Recognizes Pearl Harbor Shipyard for Maintenance Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The secretary of defense recognized Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facilit...

NSWC Crane Employee Receives Award of Excellence for Radiation Science Research
DENVER (NNS) -- An employee from Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane) received the IEEE/NPSS Paul Phelps ...

Cruise Ship Dry-docks at Pearl Harbor Shipyard
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- More than 200 Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) and BA...

Navy Supports Iraqi Patrol Boat Construction
MORGAN CITY, La. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and Swiftships Shipbuilders, LLC, are currently building 15 state-of-the-art 35-meter ...

NAVSEA Warfare Centers Scientist, Engineers Mentor Students
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) warfare center scientists and engineers are hosting three STEM (sc...

Navy Showcases Top-Ranking Patent Portfolio
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) vice commander delivered a keynote address to the National Co...

NAVSEA Celebrates Kick Off of Naval Engineering Education Center
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) celebrated the kick off of the Naval Engineering Education Center...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Gravely
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Gravely from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding d...

JCREW Program Reaches Delivery Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Joint Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device - Electronic Warfare (JCR...

Keel Laid for First Joint High Speed Vessel
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Army and Navy authenticated the keel for the future U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) Spearhead (JHSV 1) J...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Charles Drew
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) July 14 during a ceremony at the General D...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Maintains RIMPAC Ships
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY/IMF) workers have completed...

Carderock Hosts Summer Institute for High School STEM Teachers
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD), a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Comm...

NSWC Indian Head Celebrates Two Million Safe Work Hours
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head Division in Indian Head, Md., achieved a safety mile...

Middle School Students Join Navy Technologists to Solve STEM Problems
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Middle school students used their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to solve p...

PCU Missouri Successfully Completes Alpha Sea Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit Missouri (SSN 780), the U.S. Navy's newest Virginia-class submarine, returned...

PEO Aircraft Carriers Participated in the Hispanic Association of Colleges, Universities National Internship Program
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Summer 2010 marks the second year that the Program Executive Office Aircraft Carriers (PEO Carriers)...

NSWC Crane Partners with Naval Research Lab to Develop Image Analysis Software
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane) personnel developed image analysis software for a jo...

Aegis Technical Representative Welcomes New CO
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (NNS) -- Aegis Technical Representative held a change of command ceremony July 1.

Cmdr. Philip Jorda...

ESSM Production Record Increases from Previous Years
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- The NATO SeaSparrow Missile Project Office (NSPO) announced, June 30, a 12-month Evolved SeaSparrow ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard & IMF Completes USS O'Kane Maintenance Period
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed USS O'Kane...

NAVSEA Reviewing Required Preventive Maintenance Aboard Surface ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced July 1, efforts to ensure surface ships are properly ma...

Civilians Presented GWOT Medals
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Twenty-five civilians from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) rece...

PHNSY To Support Fleet in Cruiser Modernization
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) will directly support the Navy's Cruiser Modernization Program (...

CO Norfolk Naval Shipyard Relieved Due to 'Loss of Confidence'
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The commanding officer of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNS) was relieved of command by Commander, Naval S...

Navy's Airborne Laser Mine Detection System Conducts Successful Flight Testing
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office Littoral and Mine Warfare's (PEO LMW) Mine Warfare Program Office (PMS 495)...

Naval Sea Logistics Center Holds Change of Command
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Logistics Center (NAVSEALOGCEN) held a change of command ceremony June 18 in Mechanicsburg...

NSWC Dahlgren, University of Mary Washington Expand Educational Partnership
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAV...

NSWC Port Hueneme Readies USS Benfold for RIMPAC
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme completed a six-day assessment June 17 of USS Benfo...

NAVSEA Providing Corrosion Control Assistance to Norfolk-based Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- As part of the Navy's ongoing effort to improve service life of in-service surface ships, the Naval ...

Keel for Future USS Michael Murphy Authenticated
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- More than 50 Sailors, civilians and family members gathered June 18 at the General Dynamics-Bath Iro...

Navy's Incentivized Energy Conservation Program Continues to Realize Fleet Dividends
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced June 17 that Navy ships realized 386,000 barrels of fue...

NSWC Indian Head Breaks Ground on Energetics Laboratory
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head leadership broke ground on the Advanced Energetics R...

Keel To Be Laid for Future USS Michael Murphy
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Symbolically recognizing the beginning of ship construction, the Navy will authenticate the keel for...

Warfare Center Celebrates Aegis Legacy on Flag Day
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona celebrated its contribution to the Navy's Aegis combat sy...

NNSY Holds Tutorial, Mentoring Ceremony
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard held its Tutorial and Mentoring closeout ceremony, June 7, celebrating the ac...

NAVSEA's Corona Warfare Center Leads Historic Partnership with California State University
LOS ANGELES (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona's commanding officer announced June 10 the establishment ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Jason Dunham
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) from General Dynamics...

Navy's Annual Conference Addresses No. 1 Maintenance Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Military, government, civilian, and industry experts joined forces for the sixth consecutive year to...

NUWC Newport Embarks on Major Energy Conservation Project
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare (NUWC) Newport initiated a major energy conservation project in May to reduce...

Navy Laser Destroys Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in a Maritime Environment
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), with support from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, ...

Ground Broken for New Engineering Facility at NSWC Indian Head
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVS...

NAVSEA to Co-Sponsor Rust Prevention Conference
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the American Society of Naval Engineers will co-sponsor the 2...

PEO IWS Releases Open Architecture Contract Guidebook Update
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Officer Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO-IWS), as chair of the Naval Open Architect...

Future USS Jason Dunham Completes "Super Trials"Watch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), the 58th ship of the Arleigh Burke-class, successfully comple...

NAVSEA's SUPSALV Surges, Supports Oil Spill Response
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy pollution response experts have shipped 98,000 feet of oil containment boom as of May 20, to th...

NAVSEA Funds New Research Projects to Lower Shipbuilding Costs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) funded nearly $8 million for eight new research projects designed...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes CVN 76's Planned Incremental Availability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard successfully completed USS Ronald Reagan's (CVN 76) six-month Planned Increme...

New Surface Sensors and Combat Systems Facility Opens
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy's newest research and development facility officially opened for business May 17 at Naval S...

NSWC Dahlgren to Host Interoperability Demonstration
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, w...

NSWC Crane Supports Area's First Sea Perch Competition
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC) engineers introduced students to the science of underwater...

NAVSEA Warfare Centers Scientists and Engineers Mentor Students During National Lab Day 2010
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) warfare centers scientists and engineers reached out to more than ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Executes Double Undocking
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocke...

NSWC Port Hueneme Hosts First International RAM Forum
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme hosted the first international forum for Rolling Ai...

NAVSEA's i-ENCON Initiative Brought to Fleet Schedulers
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) incentivized Energy Conservation (i-ENCON) personnel met fleet ...

Future USS San Diego Launched
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS San Diego (LPD 22) was launched May 7 from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding's Ingalls sh...

Independence Begins Industrial Post-Delivery Availability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Independence (LCS 2) began its first industrial post-delivery availability (IPDA) at the BAE Shi...

USS Hartford Achieves Major Reconstruction Milestone
GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Groton, Conn., General D...

First Beam Produced at New Radiation Testing Facility
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane and the Indiana University Cyclotron Facility (IUCF) produ...

NSWC Indian Head Division's Earle Detachment Recognized for Safety
COLTS NECK, N.J. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division's (NSWC IHD) Earle, N.J., detachment will be recog...

USS Mobile Bay Completes Extensive Modernization Upgrades
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), the second cruiser to undergo the most comprehensive upgrade and modernizati...

USS Enterprise Returned to the Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy accepted re-delivery of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) April 19 after completing an Extended Drydo...

New Inspection Program Seeks Greater Safety, Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced new pipe-weld inspection techniques April 7 which are expected to save millions o...

NAVSEA Conducts Shipboard, Shore-based Workflow Application
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command Regional Maintenance Centers Management Office (SEA 04Y) conducted operati...

PSNS & IMF Wins Governor's Commute Smart Leadership Award
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) received the Governor...

USS San Juan Arrives at PNSY for Overhaul
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- USS San Juan (SSN 751), along with a crew of 13 officers and 121 enlisted personnel, arrived at Port...

Groton Welcomes USS Virginia Home
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Virginia (SSN 774) returned to homeport at Submarine Base in New London, Conn., April 13, after ...

NAVSEA Removes more than 60,000 Gallons of Fuel from Sunken WW II-Era Ship
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), in a U.S. Coast Gua...

Keel Laid for First Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The keel for the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) was authenticated April 7 during a cer...

NSWC Port Hueneme Hosts International VLS Forum
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme hosted an international forum on the MK 41 Vertical...

First Virginia-class Dry Dock Conducted
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF), a Naval Sea Systems...

PHNSY, IMF Awards Robotics Engineering Scholarship
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The commander of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PHNSY & IMF) a...

NNSY Supports 'Shipbuilding, Repair, Maritime Career Day'
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, educated more th...

PHNSY & IMF Promotes Employment Opportunities at Career Fair
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PHNSY & IMF) held a career fair...

NAVSEA Recognized for Fleet Support
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) won the Surface Warfare Enterprise's (SWE) Outstanding Performanc...

Former Navy Oiler Reborn as Chilean Navy Supply Ship Departs United States
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chilean navy supply ship Almirante Montt (AO-52), a former U.S. Navy replenishment oiler, sailed awa...

USS New Mexico Commissioned
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS New Mexico (SSN 779) became the newest ship in the U.S. Navy March 27, following its commissioni...

Surface Warfare Enterprise Holds Industry Day
CARDEROCK, Md. (NNS) -- The first Surface Warfare Enterprise (SWE) Science and Technology (S&T) Industry Day was held at Nav...

SHARE II Goes Live, Eases User Interface
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's Software, Hardware Asset Reuse Enterprise (SHARE) repository debuted a new implementation...

Corona Warfare Center Leads STEM Diversity Outreach Initiative for NAVSEA, Receives Corporate Scholar Recognition
LOS ANGELES (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona received recognition from the college of Engineering, Com...

USS New York Completes CSSQT
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS New York (LPD 21) successfully completed Combat Systems Ship Qualifications Trials, March 22 aft...

NAVSEA Wins Seven DoD Value Engineering Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities and affiliated Program Executive Offices won sev...

NAVSEA Mentors Students at FIRST Robotics Competition
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Volunteer mentors from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and affiliated Program Executive Offices s...

Stellar Quarter for Navy's Fuel Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Incentivized Energy Conservation (i-ENCON) initiative announced...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Completes USS Bremerton on Time
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility completed USS Bremerton's (SSN 698...

NUWC Keyport Partners with Local Suquamish Tribe for Fish Transfer
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport participated in a fish transfer coordinated by the Suqu...

NSWC Crane Hosts Lithium Technologies Summit
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Experts from across the Department of Defense (DoD) gathered for the Lithium Way Ahead Summit held a...

PCU Jason Dunham's Crew Concludes Combat Systems Course
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Jason Dunham, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destro...

NNSY Participates in 2nd Annual Hampton Roads Veterans Job Fair
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) joined more than 20 other local employers for the second annual Hampto...

NSWC Dahlgren Team Recognized for TOC Excellence at NAVSEA Ceremony
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The head of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) presented Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgre...

Navy EMP Experts Develop New Strategies to Protect Fleet Electronic Systems
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Assessment Group is evaluating fleet mission-critical systems a...

Surface Combat Systems Center Earned Navy Community Service Award
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) in Wallops Island, Va., earned the Navy's 2009 Community Servic...

NAVSEA Activities Earn Navy Awards for Safety Ashore
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Three Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) field activities earned fiscal year 2009 Chief of Naval Oper...

Innovations Abound at Puget Sound Expo
BREMERTON, Wash. -- (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) held a 2010 Continuous...

PEO Ships Participates in ASNE Energy Futures Symposium
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Representatives from the Navy's Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships and Naval Sea Systems Command (...

Navy Tests Mobile Landing Platform Concept
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (NNS) -- The Navy completed an at-sea exercise Feb. 15 to demonstrate the transfer of vehicles between a surr...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dam Neck Hosts Anti-Piracy Conference
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- An international group of 50 leading scientists, engineers and technologists convened at Naval Surfa...

New NAVSEA Components Projected to Save Navy Millions
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- New shipboard fluid system components developed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) could save the...

USNS Matthew Perry Delivers Early
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) Feb. 24 during a ceremony at the General D...

Former USNS Vessel Re-commissioned as Chilean Supply Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The former fleet replenishment oiler USNS Andrew J. Higgins (T-AO 190) was re-commissioned Feb. 10 i...

NSWC Panama City Hosts Ceremony for New Littoral Warfare Facility
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 18 for the command's ...

NSWC Dahlgren Analysts Support Haiti Restoration and Recovery Efforts
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Navy analysts and engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren are providing a consta...

NAVSEA Hosts First NCR Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The assistant secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Juan Garcia and the Naval Sea Sys...

NSWC Panama City Environmental Record of Decision Signed
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy published a Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) Jan. 25 for the Naval Su...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Post Shakedown Availability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office (PEO) Aircraft Carriers announced the successful completion of the Post Sha...

Agreement Signed for Corrosion Science and Technology
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Officials from the United States and the Australian Defence Department convened Jan. 12 at Naval Sur...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Supports Hiring of Wounded Veterans
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) hosted 20 representatives from state and federal veteran organiz...

Navy Leads Haitian Harbor Assessment
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) embedded with Commander, Task...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Undocks USS Bremerton
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard workers undocked USS Bremerton (SSN 698) as scheduled Jan. 21 after two ...

NAVSEA Warfare Centers Demonstrate Agility, Responsiveness to Humanitarian Crisis
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers are providing direct technical support and capabi...

USS Abraham Lincoln Completes Availability Ahead of Schedule
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) Team at Puget Sound Naval Shipya...

Naval Sea Systems, Warrior Transition Sign Agreement to Increase Opportunities for Wounded Warriors
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Due to advances in modern military medicine, unprecedented numbers of wounded service members are re...

NAVSEA Discusses Sustaining & Building the Fleet at SNA Symposium
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) leadership participated in a panel discussion at Surface Navy Ass...

NAVSEA Shipyard Completes USS Chung-Hoon Availability Early
WASHINGTON - (NNS) -- Workers at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed...

PCU New Mexico Delivered to Navy Four Months Early
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, PCU New Mexico (SSN 779), from Northrop Grumm...

NSWC Collaboration Leads to Rapid Technology Fielding
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Warfighters on board riverine assault boats (RAB) supporting efforts in Operation Iraqi Freedom are ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Independence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Independence (LCS 2) Dec. 18 during a short ...

Construction Commences on First Joint High Speed Vessel
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Workers at the Austal USA shipyard started fabrication of the first Joint High Speed Vessel Dec. 17 ...

Future USS New Mexico Successfully Completes Alpha Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit New Mexico (SSN 779), the U.S. Navy's newest submarine, successfully complete...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes USS Kearsarge Availability Early
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) returned USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to the fleet one day early Nov. 18, aft...

Navy Announces Contract Award Values for Littoral Combat Ships 3 and 4
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- As a result of the Navy's change in acquisition strategy for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Littoral Comb...

Navy Announces Availability of ex-John F. Kennedy for Donation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In a Federal Register notice published on Nov. 23, 2009, the Department of the Navy advertised the a...

LCS 2 Completes Acceptance Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS Independence (LCS 2) successfully completed acceptance trials this week, after comple...

NNSY's 'Big Rock' Celebrates VPP Recertification, Waterfront Success
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and its emplo...

Record Year for Navy's Incentivized Energy Conservation Program
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Incentivized Energy Conservation (i-ENCON) initiative announced...

Corona Warfare Center Reaches for Moon to Inspire Future Navy Scientists, Engineers
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Nearly 3,000 fourth through 12th grade students caught a glimpse of Navy technology from the scienti...

NSWC Crane Supports Wounded Warriors
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane marks a major milestone this fall 2009 as it moves into a ...

Navy Conducts First Successful Structural Test Firing for LCS Gun
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The first Littoral Combat Ship Surface Warfare (SUW) Gun Mission Module structural test firing on US...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Welcomes New Commander
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard held a change of command ceremony Oct. 9.

Capt. L. Bryant Fuller ...

NAVSEA Highlights Energy Initiatives at Naval Energy Forum
McLEAN, Va. (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) highlighted optimization and fielding energy sav...

PSNS & IMF Recognizes 169 Newly Graduated Apprentices
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) Apprentice Program g...

NAVSEA Initiative Supports Fleet, Saves Millions
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Initial testing of Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Combustion Trim Loop initiative concluded Oc...

First LCS Mission Package Support Facility to Open
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The Program Executive Officer, Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Po...

Technology Approach Could Extend Gun Barrel Service Life
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems' (PEO IWS) Naval Gunnery Project Office (NGPO) ...

SECNAV Visits NAVSEA Activities
WASHINGTON - (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited two Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities in Se...

New PNSY Facility Enhances Fleet Support
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) facility, celebrated the open...

First Cruiser Sails with New Fuel-Saving Hull Coating
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy engineers announced Oct. 1 that a new underwater hull coating applied to USS Port Royal (CG 73)...

COMNAVSURFLANT Reviews Navy's Leading Independent Assessment Agent
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (CNSFA) completed his first visit to the Naval Surface Warfa...

Integrated Swimmer Defense Team Completes Second Test
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) personnel completed a week-long test of the second Integrated Swi...

T-AKE 12 Construction Commences
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Construction began on the future USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) Sept. 22 at the General Dynamics-NAS...

Navy Transfers UNREP Oiler to Chilean Navy
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Ex-Andrew J. Higgins (T-AO 190) departed Suisun Bay, Calif., Sept. 24 and is in tow to Atlantic Mari...

NSWC Crane Recognized for Outstanding Value Engineering
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane was honored Sept. 17 at the 16th Society of American Value...

USS New Hampshire Serves as Host Platform for Dry Deck Shelter Development / Operational Testing
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) became the second Virginia-class submarine to have a Dry Deck Shelter (D...

Joint High Speed Vessel Program Receives Safety Excellence Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Undersecretary of the Navy Robert Work recognized Program Executive Office (PEO) Ship's Joint High S...

SMMTT Development Team Recognized for Innovation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Submarine Multimission Team Trainer (SMMTT) Development Team wa...

Shipboard Protection System Achieves Milestone Decision
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Officer, Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW) announced today that the Shipboard Pr...

TSCE Infrastructure Installed at SCSC Wallops Island
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island, Va. activated the Total Ship Computing Environm...

SEA 21 Reorganizes to Support Fleet Readiness
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- To better support the material readiness of the in-service surface fleet, Naval Sea Systems Command ...

USS Freedom (LCS 1) Completes Industrial Post-Delivery Availability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed its second industrial post-delivery availability (IPDA) at Colonna's S...

Makin Island Conserves $2 Million in Fuel During San Diego Transit
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS Makin Island (LHD 8) arrived at her homeport of San Diego Sept. 14 after spending nea...

Next Generation Minehunting Tools Delivered
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy took delivery of the next generation of the AN/AQS-20A Minehunting Sonar and the AN/AQ...

PSNS & IMF Recertified as VPP Star Site
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) employees celebrated the...

Inaugural Mission Package Detachment Crew Receives SUW MP Training
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the first Surface Warfare Mission Package (SUW MP) Detachment completed four weeks of h...

NNSY Completes USS Boise Availability Early
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Boise (SSN 764) finished her maintenance availability one day ea...

Corona Warfare Center Partners with Premier Pacific Range Facility
LIHUE, Hawaii (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona and the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) signed ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Contract Awarded
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a $2.4 billion contract on Aug. 26 to Northrop Grumman Sh...

Pacific Commands Team to Build Future Engineering Force
LIHUE, Hawaii (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona partnered with other U.S. Navy Pacific commands to exhibi...

1000th Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Delivered
EAST CAMDEN, Ark. (NNS) -- The 1,000th Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) (RIM 163) was delivered by Raytheon Missile Systems t...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Dewey
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Dewey (DDG 105) Aug. 17 from Northrop Grumma...

Keel Laid for Future USNS Washington Chambers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The keel for the future USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11) was laid during a ceremony at the Genera...

Crane Engineers Discuss Future Force during Industry Conference
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) engineers offered presentations at the 46t...

Civilian Employs Embodies Navy Ethos, Receives DoD Recognition
BANGOR, Wash. (NNS) -- The Department of Defense (DoD) selected a Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Mainte...

Apprentices Graduate from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) transitioned 136 app...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dam Neck Welcomes New Commanding Officer
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dam Neck held a change of command ceremony Aug. 13 on the Dam Ne...

Navy, Virginia Tech Agreements Bring Benefits to Military, Students
BLACKSBURG, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren and Virginia Tech signed a Cooperative Research and Dev...

Keyport Team Delivers Software Success
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport's production rollout of version three of the Advanced S...

Navy to Transfer Decommissioned Destroyer for Artificial Reefing
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced Aug. 20 that it will transfer the decommissioned destroyer ex-Arthur W. Radford t...

NAVSEA Commands Recognized for Outstanding Energy Management
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Seven Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) activities will be honored Oct. 27 with the Fiscal Year (FY...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS New York
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS New York (LPD 21) from Northrop Grumman Ship...

Quincy Sailors, Sea Cadets Help Preserve Local History
QUINCY, Mass. (NNS) -- Navy Reserve Sailors of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) associated with Navy Operational Supp...

Future USNS Wally Schirra Completes Acceptance Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) completed Acceptance Trials Aug. 6, sailing from and returni...

Total Force Completes USS Buffalo Availability Ahead of Schedule
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNS) completed a dry-dock selected restricted availability (DSRA) on U...

NUWC Newport Breaks Ground on New Sensors Lab
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport personnel broke ground July 31 on the Maritime Subsurf...

NAVSEA Keyport Delivers Automated Rotor Blade Stripping System
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport delivered the first Automated Rotor Blade Stripping System (AR...

Corona Warfare Center's Automated Calibration System Expected to Save Navy Millions
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona completed installation and training Aug. 4 for the automated Met...

Incentivized Energy Conservation Program Realizes Record $99 Million Fuel Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Aug. 3 that Navy ships achieved more than $99 million i...

Corona Warfare Center Builds Strength through Engineering Diversity
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona hosted 50 minority freshman engineering students enrolled...

Shipyard Grows Total Force Through College Day
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) hosted its second college day July 27 to inform local college and univ...

Total Force Puts Navy Ethos to Work, Gets Back to Basics To Undock Boise Early
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Boise (SSN 764) undocked five days earlier than scheduled on July 16 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (...

Crane Lauded for Enhancing Opportunities, Supporting Diverse Workforce
Crane, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane was honored with the Federal Department/Agency Award at a ...

Present, Future Engineers to Benefit from new Undersea Outreach Center
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport dedicated a new Undersea Collaboration and Technology O...

USS Bunker Hill Completes Critical Quals
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), the first of 22 Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers to undergo an ext...

Future USS New York Completes Acceptance Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS New York (LPD 21) completed Acceptance Trials July 24, sailing from and returning to ...

Summit Addresses Critical Navy Ship Maintenance Issues
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy maintenance leaders and operational commanders from across the naval service participated in a ...

Warfare Center Delivers Unprecedented Capability for Coalition Exercise
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona personnel lead the installation of two new range targetin...

Students Participate in Naval Sea Systems Dahlgren Supported Summer Academy
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Middle school students blasted water rockets high over Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren'...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Supports Air Force Launch
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme engineers served as sensor mission managers in supp...

NSWC Carderock Welcomes New Commander
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock held a change of command ceremony July 16 at Carderock...

New Commander Now On board Bangor's Intermediate Maintenance Facility
SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF), Pacific Northwest held a change of command and retire...

Crane Warfare Center Delivers Innovative Testing System
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, delivered ...

Keel Laid for Latest Addition to Multimission-Capable Amphibious Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A keel laying ceremony for Pre-Commissioning Unit America (LHA 6) was held July 17 at Northrop Grumm...

Sailors, Sea Cadets Help Preserve Massachusetts History
QUINCY, Mass. (NNS) -- Reservists from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) helped preserve a piece of history as they conduc...

LCS 1 Completes Structural Test Firing
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Freedom (LCS 1) successfully completed structural test firing (STF) exercises off the coast of V...

Navy Concludes Assistance in Search of Air France Flight's Data Recorders
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- After searching more than 3,200 square nautical miles, the U.S. Navy concluded search operations Jul...

Crew of New Multimission Destroyer Honors Namesake in Mast Stepping Ceremony
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conducted a mast stepping ceremony July 11...

Navy Accepts Re-Delivery of USS Carl Vinson
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took re-delivery of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) July 11, following successful completion of it...

Newport Engineers Named Technology All Stars
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport employees were named winners of the national Women of C...

NNSY Participates in First Hampton Roads Veterans Job Fair
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, was one of two dozen f...

Team Submariner Earns Blacks in Government Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Blacks In Government (BIG) organization named a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) employee and ...

Keel to be Laid for Third Littoral Combat Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The keel for the future littoral combat ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), will be laid July 11 during a ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Wayne E. Meyer
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG...

New Commander for NNSY
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard's (NNSY) held a change of command ceremony June 26.

Capt. William ...

Navy's 1,000th Vertical Launch Anti-submarine Rocket Missile Produced
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) recognized the 1,000th vertical launch anti-submarine rocket (VLA...

USS New York Sets Sail for the First Time
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS New York (LPD 21) was put to sea for the first time June 27, transiting down the Miss...

PEO Ships Hosts Annual Multi-Agency Craft Conference
NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS BASE LITTLE CREEK, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy's Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships hosted the 2009 Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC)...

Electronic Navigation Charts New Heights in Submarines
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy's Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) certified a significant milestone in the submarine force'...

NAVSEA's Warfare Center Celebrates Historic "First" at Change of Command Ceremony
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona welcomed a new commander during a change of command cerem...

Hoosier Warfare Brings HEAT to Eglin
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane's Special Missions Center and its industry partners delive...

Volunteers Restore Native Habitats, Make Positive Impact on Environment
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Volunteers from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock removed invasive plants and added habi...

Carderock's Model Basin Holds Human-Powered Submarine Races
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- The Navy's David Taylor Model Basin is the location for the 10th International Human-Powered Submari...

Navy Leads Helicopter Recovery Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) concluded salvage operations ...

Navy Laser Success Key in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research, Development
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), with support from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, ...

PEO Submarines Earns Architecture Achievement Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office (PEO) Submarines received the 2009 Defense Enterprise Architecture Achievem...

Freedom Completes Second Acceptance Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed a second round of acceptance trials May 22 that featured a successful ...

Forces Unite to Review Hiring Processes for Wounded Warriors
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 12 employment representatives from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and military ser...

SECNAV Praises Total Force's Teamwork, Productivity at Shipyard
KITTERY, MAINE (NNS) -- The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) toured Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) June 15, marking his firs...

Coalition Interoperability Demonstrated
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, w...

Digital Transfer of Tech Manuals Gives Deployed Sailors Greater Access, Flexibility
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAV...

Warfare Center Trains Aussies to Increase Protection of Coalition Warfighters
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, recently t...

Missile Tests Maximize Warfighter Capabilities
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme successfully conducted Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile ...

Youth Work with Robots through Navy Program
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Volunteers from Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Keyport and Navy divers from USS Emory S. Land...

EOD Tech One of Today's Heroes Honored during National Parade
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Sailor from Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division's Technical Support Detachment w...

Warfare Center's Imagery Software Provides Critical Capability to Fleet
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- System engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme began installation of softwar...

USS Gunston Hall Completes Sea Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) successfully completed sea trials May 21 and became the Navy's first dock ...

Federal Laboratory Consortium Presents Award to Panama City Navy Scientist
PANAMA CITY (NNS) -- The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) presented the 2009 Technology Transfer's Representative of t...

Navy Dedicates Premiere Joint Warfare Lab to Honor Sailor Killed by IED
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- The Navy dedicated the latest addition to the nation's premiere Joint Warfare Assessment Laboratory ...

NAVSEA Tests Environmentally Friendly Oil Separator
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Engineers from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity Naval Surface Warfare Center Carder...

LCS, Legacy Platforms Key to Mine Warfare
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command was the keynote speaker at the Mine Warfare Association c...

EOD Tech to be Among National Memorial Day Parade's Heroes
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- More than 300,000 spectators are expected to stand along the route of the National Memorial Day Para...

NAVSEA Engineer Awarded Bronze Star Medal
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- An engineer assigned to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) received the Bronze Star Medal May 14...

Port Hueneme Engineers Help Bonhomme Richard Sailors "Gas Up"
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Underway Replenishment (UNREP) engineers provided t...

First Virginia Class Payload Tube Increases Force's Versatility
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Program Executive Office Submarines' Virginia-class Program Office marked a substantial milestone Ma...

Keel Laid for future USS Spruance
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) laid the keel for the future USS Spruance (DDG 111) during a ...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Completes Lake Erie Availability On Time, Within Budget
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) recently completed a...

NAVSEA Recruits Auto Workers for Shipbuilding
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's largest systems command, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), is recruiting displaced...

Phalanx CIWS Block 1B Upgrades Contract
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $259,904,116 modification to previously awarded cont...

Navy Christens Newest Arleigh Burke-Class Ship Gravely
PASCAGOULA, Miss (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy christened the newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Gravely (DDG 1...

International Frigate Working Group Held In Mayport
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems deputy commander for Surface Warfare (SEA 21) and commander, FFG 7 Class Squad...

First GW Maintenance Period in Japan Finishes on Time
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), the nation's only forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) aircraft carr...

Navy Energy Conservation Program Saves $79 Million
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy ships achieved more than $79 million in fuel cost avoidance during the first and second quarter...

Navy Takes Delivery of Aircraft Carrier George H.W. Bush
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of its newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), from Northrop ...

Surface Ship Life Cycle Management Activity Stands Up
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) formally established the Surface Ship Life Cycle Management (SSLC...

NSWC Port Hueneme Tests Latest Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme engineers successfully fired a test launch of the n...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Nominated for Star Status
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced April 23 that Norfolk Naval Shipy...

Navy Stern Flap Installations Project to Save Millions in Fuel Costs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy began installing stern flaps this month on amphibious ships in an effort make ships mo...

NSWC Port Hueneme Trains Newly Commissioned Stockdale Sailors
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Stockdale (DDG 106) conducted their first training evolution as the ship's crew Apr...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Makin Island
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship Makin Island (LHD 8) on April 1...

Corona Facility Increases Warfighting Readiness
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona, a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity, established ...

Unmanned ASW Support Facility to be Built in Newport
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- A couple of members of Congress announced the funding of a $9.9 million military construction projec...

Navy's Newest Carrier Successfully Completes Acceptance Sea Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully completed acceptance sea trials April 7-9 off the Virgini...

PHNS Awards First Scholarship, Teams Advance to FIRST Finals
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNS & IMF) announced March 28 that...

Navy's Top Engineers, Scientists Selected for Recognition
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The principal civilian deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for acquisition workforce announced Ma...

NAVSEA Eliminates CFC Refrigerants on Aircraft Carriers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- All U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are now chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-free.

Naval Sea Systems ...

Special Missions Center Hosts Electro-Optic Workshop at NSWC Crane
CRANE, Indiana (NNS) -- Looking to better enable rapid technology transition to the warfighter, Naval Surface Warfare Center...

NASA's Orion Capsule Built and Tested at NSWC Carderock
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division engineers, along with a NASA test and evaluat...

NAVSEA Wins DoD Value Engineering Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics John J. Young, Jr., announced ...

Navy's ERM Program Projects $1.8B Maintenance Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Shipboard coatings initiatives managed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Engineering for Reduced...

Navy Responds to Environmental Threat
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) supported the removal...

NAVSEA Announces Sailors of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the 2008 Sailors of the Year (SOY) March 13.

...

Indian Head Center Wraps Up Best Packaging Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The National Institute of Packaging, Handling, and Logistics Engineers (NIPHLE) announced Naval Surf...

USS Alaska Finishes On Time and Under Budget at NNSY
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The fleet ballistic missile submarine USS Alaska (SSBN
732) finished its 27.5 month availability...

Sailor-Civilian Teams Enhance Warfighter Effectiveness at New Center
WALLOPS ISLAND, VA. (NNS) -- The Wallops Island Engineering and Test Center opened
March 6 during a ceremony at Surface Comba...

Naval Surface Warfare Center Helps Make Coast Guard History
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme led the first Coast Guard National Security Cutter ...

Initial Success for New Mobile Cleaning, Recovery, Recycle System
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A new flight deck cleaning system underwent pierside testing Feb. 23-24 aboard USS Bonhomme Richard ...

NAVSEA Field Activities Garner CNO Safety Award Recognition
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Two Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) field activities received the fiscal year 2008 Chief of Naval ...

NAVSEA 2M MTR Program Reaches New Heights
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- NASA astronauts tested Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Component Repair Experiment aboard the I...

PHNS $25M Modernization in Fleet Support is "First Step"
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The "first step" in the planned modernization of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Mainte...

Copernicus Award Goes to Aegis BMD Member
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command officer assigned to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program Of...

i-ENCON Program Realizes Record $48M Fuel Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command announced Feb. 18 that Navy ships realized a record of more than $48 milli...

CNO Visits NAVSEA Field Activities in Northwest
KEYPORT, WASH. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) concluded a three-day trip Feb. 18 to Navy Region Northwest during w...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Builder's Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's newest aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk Naval Base Feb...

NAVSEA Puts Cost-Saving Initiatives to Work
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced five major cost-saving initiatives by the Cumbersome Work Practices Task Force (C...

USS Bunker Hill Completes Sea Trials
USS BUNKER HILL, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) successfully completed sea trials Feb. 6 off the coast of San Diego to test...

Record Inactivation for Norfolk Naval Shipyard
NORFOLK, (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed in record time its fastest Los Angeles-class submarine inac...

PEO LMW Offers Overview of Unmanned Vehicle Systems
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Officials from the Navy's Program Executive Office Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW) provided an o...

NAVSEA Top Management Attention Team Tackles Initiatives
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's Top Management Attention (TMA) team for surface ships and aircraft carriers announced tha...

NSWC Indian Head Recognized for One Million Safe Work Hours
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- After more than one million safe works hours, the National Safety Council (NSC) recognized Naval Sur...

NAVSEA and PEOs Reach Out to Small Businesses
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy Program Executive Office for Submarines (PEO Subs) and the Program Executive Office fo...

NSWC Port Hueneme Develops Effective Hands-On Fleet Training
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme engineers offered maintenance training Jan. 26 for ...

IMF Bangor Safety Receives OSHA's Highest Acclaim
BANGOR, Wash. (NNS) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) awarded its highest level of recognition fo...

USS Louisville Completes Engineered Overhaul Far Ahead of Schedule
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- USS Louisville (SSN 724) departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) Jan. 18 after successfully complet...

Regional Dive Locker Keeps CVN-69 Sailing
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard's (NNSY) Regional Dive Locker and a support contractor successfully replaced ...

NAVSEA Discusses Sustaining and Building the Fleet at SNA Symposium
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) representatives attended the Surface Navy Association's (SNA) 21s...

Navy Signs Third Virginia-Class Construction Contract: Meets Cost-Reduction Goal
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy signed a five-year, $14 billion Multi-Year Procurement (MYP) contract for eight Virginia-cl...

NNSY Reaches Out, Promotes Education
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Cooperating Hampton Roads Organizations for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (CHROME), celebrated its...

Future USS Arlington (LPD 24) Keel Laid
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding laid the keel for the future USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a Dec. 18 c...

NAVSEA Supports First Technology Summit; Emphasizes Role of Youth
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- More than 200 Southern Maryland students learned about science, technology, engineering and math (ST...

NAVSEA Announces "Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year"
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Employees from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) were named "Top NAVSEA Scientists and Engineers of...

Future USS Makin Island Successfully Completes Builder's Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS Makin Island (LHD 8) successfully underwent Builder's Trials Dec. 13 in the Gulf of M...

NNSY Apprentice Wins Outstanding Apprentice Award
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry awarded an employee from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY)...

Future USS George H.W. Bush to Transit
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS George H.W. Bush, (CVN-77), will transit from the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Newpo...

New Facility will be Dedicated to Littoral Warfare Systems
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), a field activity of Naval Sea Syst...

Experimental Divers Take Part in Multinational Exercise
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU), a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), r...

Sailors Get Green Bay Underway for Maiden Voyage
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The future USS Green Bay "sailed away" from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Avondale Operations Dec. 1...

Surface Warfare Center Leads DoD Modernization Program
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona, a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity, hosted t...

NAVSEA Field Activity Recognized for Traffic Safety
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The International Association of Chiefs of Police recognized Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), a Naval ...

NAVSEA Program Helps Ships Set Record for Fuel Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA's) Incentivized Energy Conservation (i-ENCON) Program recorded a...

NAVSEA Employees Earn Meritorious Civilian Service Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Gary Roughead presented six Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)...

Surface Combat Systems Center Wallops Island Changes Command
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (NNS) -- Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC), Wallops Island, Va., hosted a change-of-command ceremony Nov. ...

Open Architecture Success Highlighted at Industry Forum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), discussed the Navy's ...

New Navy Electrical Boxes Save Money, Protect Sailors
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) engineers announced Nov. 18 a new initiative to install composite-...

USS Greeneville Undocks One Week Early
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine, successfully undocked USS Greeneville (SSN 772) one week ...

Surface Warfare Center Inspires Future Naval Engineers
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Students, 4th-8th grade, received a glimpse of Navy technology by the scientists and engineers of Na...

Navy's Virginia Class Program Recognized for Acquisition Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Virginia Class Program Office received the 2008 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award du...

SUPSALV Continues Support to Air Force During B-52 Salvage Ops
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) dir...

Surface Warfare Center Earns DoD Distinction for Employee Development Program
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, John J. Young Jr., (USD(AT&L))...

Maritime Strategy Focus of Expeditionary Warfare Conference
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Navy officials spoke at the 13th annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Expeditionary...

USS San Francisco Undocks With New Bow
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- USS San Francisco (SSN 711) returned to the water Oct. 10 after successfully undocking at Puget Soun...

Rear Adm. Shannon Assumes Command of NAVSEA Naval Surface Warfare Center
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Command of Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) changed hands Oct. 17 in a ceremony at the Washington...

SUPSALV Dives into Creative Solutions for Fleet Readines
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) dir...

SUPSALV's Diving, Salvage Support Ensures Navy Readiness
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) dir...

Laser Technology Improves Radar Maintenance, Saves Time, Money for Surface Forces
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme, a field activity of Naval Sea Syste...

NSWC Crane Dedicates Test Range to Combat IEDs
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, dedicated ...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Destroyer Stockdale
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the guided-missile destroyer Stockdale from General Dynamics Bath Iron...

SUPSALV Conducts Change of Office and Retirement Ceremony
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) dir...

New Shipboard Insulation Expected to Save Time and Money
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA's) Engineering for Reduced Maintenance (ERM) team outlined Sept....

NAVSEA's Top Management Attention Program Solves Ship Maintenance Issues
BILOXI, Miss. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) engineers explained a program for addressing the fleet's most cri...

New Submarine Rescue Asset Joins Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System's (SRDRS) Rescue Capable System (RCS) replaced ...

Navy Christens Littoral Combat Ship Independence
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy will christen littoral combat ship (LCS) Independence at 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 4, during a cer...

NAVSEA Continues Hurricane Ike Relief Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a directorate of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) ...

NUWC Keyport's 38th Commander Takes the Helm
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- The torch at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport was passed to a new set of hands during a ...

SUPSALV Prepares for Ex-USS Intrepid NYC Return
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a directorate of the Naval Sea Systems C...

USS Wasp Undocks Ahead of Schedule At NNSY
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Wasp (LHD 1), in Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) for an eight-month docking phased maintenance ava...

Navy Rolls Out Littoral Combat Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A ceremony to mark the rollout of the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission module for the littoral c...

Navy Donates Research Sub to San Diego Maritime Museum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy officially transferred the decommissioned research submarine ex-Dolphin (AGSS 555) to ...

NAVSEA Responds, Provides Hurricane Ike Relief
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), a directorate of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in W...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS FreedomWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast officially accepted delivery of Freedom (LCS 1) on behalf of t...

Navy to Roll Out New Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy will roll out its new anti-submarine warfare mission package for the Littoral Combat Ship (...

USS Mesa Verde Completes Shock Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) completed its third and final shock trial event off the coast of Mayport, Fl...

NAVSEA Engineer Wins National Latina Distinguished Service Award
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The acting head of developmental software in the Sonar and Sensors Department at Naval Sea Systems C...

NSWC Corona Increases Readiness at Reduced Costs
NORCO, Calif. (NNS) -- Engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems C...

NAVSEA Supports Hispanic Training Conference
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A technical director from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) continued Naval Sea Systems Command's ...

Navy Awards $5 Billion Contract for Future Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded a $5.1 billion contract to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News Sept. 10 for ...

Navy's Annual Conference Addresses No. 1 Maintenance Issue
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NNS) -- Military, government, civilian and industry experts joined forces for the fourth consecutive year to...

NSWC Port Hueneme Changes Command
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division (PHD) held a change of command ceremony Au...

DOE Recognizes NSWC Carderock for Federal Energy and Water Management
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) in Washington selected Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carde...

NSWC Port Hueneme Co-Hosts Navy Small Business Conference
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme, co-sponsored the 20th Annual Navy Gold Coast Small...

NAVSEA Hurricane Preparations Save Equipment , Lives
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities throughout the Gulf Coast region reported minima...

Navy's Newest Submarine Class Conducts Tomahawk Cruise Missile Launches
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy conducted multiple launches of Tomahawk cruise missiles from USS Virginia (SSN 774) in Augu...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Green Bay
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of Green Bay (LPD 20) from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) in New Or...

NAVSEA Teamwork Delivers USS George Washington On Time
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) repair work will enable USS George Washington (CVN 73) to assume ...

Navy Takes Delivery of New Hampshire Eight Months Early
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, Pre Commissioning Unit (PCU) New Hampshire (S...

Women Moving Forward Award Recipient Announced
LA PLATA, Md. (NNS) -- An employee of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Activity (PSNSY & IMF), a Nav...

USMC Adopts NUWC Keyport's Advanced Skills Management System
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aviation training branch of Marine Corps Training and Educational Command directed all Marine av...

U.S. Navy, Small Business Partner to Deliver New Capabilities
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, s...

New Commanding Officer for NAVSEA's Ship Systems Engineering Station
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division – Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES) ...

USS Kentucky Returns To The Fleet Early
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) completed a drydocking for emergent maintenance at Puget Sound Naval Shipyar...

First Littoral Combat Ship To Be Commissioned Nov. 8
MILWAUKEE (NNS) -- The Navy's newest ship, the future USS Freedom (LCS 1), will be commissioned Nov. 8 at Veteran's Mem...

Navy Recognizes Outstanding Energy Management
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Seven Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) activities were honored July 28 with the fiscal year 2007 S...

NAVSEA Holds Change of Command Ceremony
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) held a change of command ceremony Aug. 8 at the Washington Navy Y...

Navy's Littoral Combat Ship Offers Transformational CapabilityWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The first of the Navy's littoral combat ships, LCS-1 Freedom, got underway for builder trials on Lak...

Future USS Green Bay Completes Acceptance Trials
AVONDALE, LA (NNS) -- The future USS Green Bay (LPD 20) completed Acceptance Trials on Aug. 1, sailing from and returning ...

NAVSEA Seaport-e to Provide Contracting Opportunities
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy and the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced a Memorandum of Agreement on July 14 ...

NAVSEA Salvage Engineers Help Raise Cold-War Era Sub
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) salvage engineers developed the detailed refloating plan that enab...

Navy Installs Remote Minehunting System for Evaluation
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy completed technical evaluation and training of the remote minehunting system (RMS) abo...

Navy Experimental Diving Unit Changes Command
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) changed hands on July 25 in a ceremony at Naval Support Activit...

NAVSEA Awards University Affiliated Research Center Contract
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), headquartered in Washington D.C., awarded a $26,193,985 Univ...

NSWC Corona Scientist Recognized for Contributions to DoD Modernization Program
NORCO, Calif (NNS) -- A scientist at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona, a Naval Sea Systems Command field activit...

First-In-Class Freedom Begins Builder's TrialsWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The first ship in the Navy's new Littoral Combat Ship class, the future USS Freedom (LCS 1), began B...

NSWC Crane Scanning Process to Save Millions
Crane, Ind. (NNS) -- Engineers and scientists from NAVSEA's Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane), recently developed...

First Time AADS Used for Support of Ashore Beach Group
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A demonstration of the Amphibious Assault Direction System (AADS) is being held during this year's J...

Surface Combat Systems Center Wallops Island Changes Command
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) held a change of command ceremony at Wallops Island, Va., J...

Sea Perch ROVs Teach Students About Naval Engineering
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division, a Naval Sea Systems Command (...

NAVSEA Engineers Mentor Students at Summer Camp
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Engineers from Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Naval Surface Warfare Centers (NSWC) Indian Head...

Bangor-Based Maintenance Site Receives OSHA Recognition
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) nominated Intermediate Maintenance Facility (...

Navy Names Two Virginia Class Submarines
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced on July 15 that the next two Virginia-class attack submarines will be named the U...

First LCS Gun System Demonstration Held at NSWC Dahlgren
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy rolled out the first Surface Warfare Mission Package (SUW MP) for the Littoral Combat Ship ...

Mission Package Computing Environment Installed on LCS-1
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The first installation of the U.S. Navy's Mission Package Computing Environment (MPCE) occurred aboa...

Civilian Logistician of the Year Recognized for Work on LCS-Related Projects
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics announced the recipient of 2007 A...

USS Key West Returns to the Fleet Early
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Personnel from the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) f...

Navy Saves Millions in Fuel Costs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The rewards reaped from the Navy's Energy Conservation (ENCON) Program save millions in fuel costs, ...

PSNS Welcomes New Commander
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) welcomed their new com...

Navy Scientist Earns Metcalf Award
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- A scientist at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City Division received the Harold Metc...

New Commander NSWC Named
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Adm. Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, announced Capt. James J. Shannon's selection for prom...

NAVSEA Commander Speaks About Senior Leadership Career Development
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- A former Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division engineer left his comfort zone of managin...

SEAPerch ROV Competition Held
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Prince William County School District high school students made last-minute tweaks of their own on R...

Freedom Tests New Gas Turbine Engines
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Lockheed Martin and Marinette Marine Corp. successfully demonstrated April 25 the first "light-off" ...

Navy Tests New Technologies for Maritime Interception Operations
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy successfully demonstrated a biometrics tool set and wireless link interface for the fleet's...

Navy EOD Technician Retires After Serving Blindly
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Senior Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)Technician (EWS) John Crabtree, who returned to active...

Sailor Recognized for Bone Marrow Donation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Chief Fire Control Technician (Submarine) (SS) Willie H. Corey will be recognized by the L...

LCS MPCE Early Integration Evaluation Completed
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy has begun the process of integrating the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Package Computi...

NSWC Panama City Division Partners with Florida Schools and Universities
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), in partnership with Florida State ...

Navy 'Science Bowl' Sparks Students' Math, Science Interest
MITCHELLVILLE, Md. (NNS) -- Middle School students, demonstrating their math and science savvy with rapid fire answers to Jeopar...

Hawaii State Legislature Commends Pearl Harbor Shipyard Centennial
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The Hawaii State Legislature honored Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) for the first time March 18...

JFK Towed to Philadelphia for Storage
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The decommissioned aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CV 67) is scheduled to arrive March 22 at the N...

NAVSEA Earns Prestigious Nathaniel Stinson Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) leadership, field activities and employees won five of six of the...

NAVSEA Leads School Outreach Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), headquartered in Washington has recently partnered with outreach...

SSGN Class Marks First – Entire Class at Sea Simultaneously
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's newest class of modern guided-missile submarine, the Ohio-class, reached a significant mi...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Wins CNO Safety Award
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard has received the fiscal year 2007 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Safety...

Puget Sound Employee Continues to Trailblaze
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- The Department of Defense (DoD) recently selected the Navy awardee for the first Women's History Mon...

Navy Takes Delivery of Submarine North Carolina
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, Pre-commissioning unit North Carolina (SSN 77...

Navy Diver Awarded Bronze Star
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Navy diver attached to Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) was presented the Bronze Star Feb. 8. in...

SSGN Conversion Program Received David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Guided Missile Submarine (SSGN) Program Office received the prestigious David Packard Excellence...

Engineering Total Force for Battlespace Dominance: Theme for 2007 ASNE Southern Indiana Symposium
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (NNS) -- The Southern Indiana Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) in liaison with Naval...

NSWC Port Hueneme's "Desert Ship" Gets Upgrades
WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme
Division, White Sands Detachment Desert Ship c...

NAVSEA Employee Innovates and Saves Lives
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service was awarded to a civilian working fo...

New Missile Launcher Tested in Indiana
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- A missile launcher that is being considered for the next generation of strategic submarines, and cou...

Expeditionary Warfare Conference Convenes in Panama City
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The 12th annual National Defense Industrial Association Expeditionary Warfare Conference convened at...

PSNS & IMF Laboratory First to Receive ISO Accreditation
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PSNS & IMF) Laboratory Division ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Ceremony Celebrates Safety, Productivity Achievements
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) held its annual Employee Recognition and Award Ceremony Sept. 19, to h...

NAVSEA Holds Annual Diversity Summit
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) held its 2nd annual "Transforming the Culture" Diversity Summit S...

NSWC Port Hueneme Presents ‘E-Prognostics’ at Fleet Maintenance Symposium
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division's Remote Support Coordinator presented...

NAVSEA Strengthens Partnership with AMIE
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, deputy commander for Undersea Warfare and Undersea Technology, Naval Sea...

Navy and Northrop Grumman Pursue Cooperative Research and Development
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division Commander Capt. Sheila Patterson signed a Coop...

PSNS & IMF Improvements Continue Supporting the Fleet
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) hosted a ribbon cuttin...

NOSSA Executive Director Receives ISSS Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Exective director of Naval Ordnance Safety and Security Activity (NOSSA) was given the "Manager of t...

NSWC Port Hueneme Awarded Shingo Silver Medallion for Manufacturing Excellence
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The 2007 Shingo Silver Medallion in the Public Sector category will be presented to Naval Surface Wa...

NAVSEA Deputy Commander of Mobilization Holds Change of Command
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. (Sel.) Michael Browne relieved Rear Adm. Paul Shebalin as Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAV...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard's Lean Efforts Draw Interest of DOD Comptroller
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Dave Patterson visited Pearl Harbor Naval ...

SUW Mission Package Attacks Small Boat Threat for LCS
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy is moving forward with development of the Surface Warfare (SUW) Mission Package -— a self-c...

NAVSEA Program Manager Awarded 2007 Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The program manager for the Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and Halon ...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Supervisor Wins Navy League's National Award for Civilian Leadership
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PHNSY & IMF) Diver and Rigger S...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Graduates 117 Apprentices
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- All 117 apprentices in the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PHNS...

NAVSEA Executive Director Briefs Competency Alignment to Panama City Warfare Center
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Executive Director Sheryl J. Bourbeau visited Naval Surface Warfa...

CREW Team Receives SECNAV Letter of Commendation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Counter Radio-Control Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (PMS 408 EOD/CREW) team rec...

General Specifications for Overhaul of Surface Ships Has New Web Address
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Web-based General Specifications for Overhaul (GSO) of Surface Ships module has moved to the Fle...

USS Florida Conducts Successful Strike Operational Evaluation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Florida (SSGN 728) launched four Tomahawk cruise missiles from the Gulf of Mexico to the Eglin A...

NAVSEA Wins DOD Value Engineering Achievement Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) won Department of Defense (DOD) Value Engineering Achievement awa...

NAVSEA Presents $80,000 in Scholarship Funds for Engineering Students
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) presented a check for $80,000 in scholarship funds t...

NAVSEA Sailor of the Year makes Vice CNO Sailor of the Year Finalists
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command’s Sailor of the Year was selected March 22 as one of five finalists to...

EA-18G Growler Aircraft – First Jammer Flight Test a Success
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- The Navy’s EA-18G Growler aircraft reached a major milestone Jan. 24, completing its Jammer Flight T...

Navy Takes Delivery of Airborne Laser Mine Detection System
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy officials observed the roll-out of the first low-rate initial production unit of the Airborne L...

NAVSEA Diving, Salvage Experts Lead Navy Assistance to Free Intrepid
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving is leading the Navy’s assi...

Veterans’ Experience Benefits NAVSEA Warfare Center
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Injured veterans Tony Mervyn and Sean Locker’s combat experience in Iraq is positively impacting the...

Electromagnetic Gun Facility Operational with Successful First Test
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- A significant milestone in the advancement of naval gun technology happened with the successful test...

Navy Reserve Support Critical for USS Michigan Conversion
GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- Navy Reserve support has played an important role for the nearly completed conversion for the submar...

Navy Completes Successful Mobile Landing Platform Demonstration
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy began conducting at-sea experiments off the coast of Virginia near Norfolk for the Maritime...

Mesa Verde Conducts Main Engine Light Off
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The future USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) took a step closer to delivery as Northrop Grumman Ship Systems I...

CVN 78 Ship Specification Signed
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Program Executive Officer (PEO) Aircraft Carriers hel...

Research Interns Team Up With Mentors in Technological Programs at NSWC
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- More than 200 college students are enrolled in the Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) ...

Vice Adm. Sullivan Outlines Top Five and Way Ahead for NAVSEA
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Paul Sullivan, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), issued his third iteration o...

PEO IWS, DAU Release Naval OA Online Learning Module
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), chair of the Open Architecture E...

CVN 77 Island Lifted Into Place
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN) shipyard placed the 700-ton island onto the aircraft carrier Ge...

Sea Talon Successfully Passes Testing Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy’s Sea Talon Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) system successfully completed ...

PSNS & IMF Wins Assistant SECNAV Team Award
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PSNS & IMF) Accounting Division ...

NAVSEA Rolls Out New Navy Science and Engineering Web Site
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Ship Design, Integration and Engineering Office rolled out a...

Navy Ex-Aircraft Carrier Sunk, ‘Reefed’ off PensacolaWatch Video
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The ex-Oriskany, a decommissioned aircraft carrier, became the largest ship intentionally sunk as an...

NAVSEA Naval Officer Recognized for Excellence
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Lt. Cmdr. Kristin Acquavella was presented with the Meritorious Service Medal by Vice Adm. Paul E. S...

Puget Sound Shipyard Receives Navy's Top Safety Honor
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Donald C. Winter announced April 18 that the Northwest Regional Maint...

Oriskany to be Largest Ship ‘Reefed’Watch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The decommissioned aircraft carrier ex-Oriskany (CV/CVA 34) will become the largest ship intentional...

Soybean Biodiesel Fuel Used at Team Crane
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Team Crane, comprised of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Midwest and the Public Works Depar...

General Specifications for Ship Overhaul Now Available on the Web
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors now have an easier way to access overhaul and repair standards for surface ships with the re...

NAVSEA Scientists, Engineers Generate Students' Enthusiasm in Math, Science
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) scientists and engineers generated the interest of high school st...

Virginia Class Submarine Program Team Wins 2005 DSPO Achievement Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO) selected the Program Executive Office for Submarin...

Services Unite to Frame Joint Tactics, Integrate Joint Fires
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Fire support experts from all military services gathered at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama Cit...

NAVSEA Sponsors Summer Naval Surface Ship Design Program at University of Michigan
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has created a Summer Naval Surface Ship Design program in coo...

PEO IWS Hosts Open Architecture Industry Day
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy’s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) Future Combat Systems O...

SECNAV Applauds Lean Savings, Safety Improvements at Norfolk Naval Shipyard
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter visited Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Feb. 15 and got a first...

Navy Awards Contract Option for Detailed Design and Construction of Ninth T-AKE Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense announced Jan. 30 that National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego,...

Vice Adms. Sullivan and Etnyre Discuss Surface Warfare EnterpriseWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Paul E. Sullivan, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and Vice Adm. Terrance ...

PEO IWS Releases the Open Architecture Assessment Tool
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Office (PEO), Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS), chair of the Open Architecture...

Littoral Combat Ship Mission Package Integration Contract Awarded to Northrop Grumman
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy has awarded a 10-year, cost plus award fee/award term contract with a potential dollar figu...

NSWC Dahlgren, PSNS & IMF Receive 2005 Nathaniel Stinson EEO Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Civilian Human Resources Patricia C. Adams announced that...

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Awarded for Workplace Best Practices
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNS) was honored with the Hawaii Psychological Association’s (HPA) fir...

JROC Approves Joint HSV Program’s Initial Capability Document
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program office's Initial Capability Document received approval fr...

Multimission DD(X) Destroyer Successfully Completes Flag-Level Critical Design Review
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy successfully achieved a significant milestone for the multimission DD(X) destroyer wit...

NAVSEA Employee Prevents Bus Disaster
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Passengers aboard a New York-bound bus Aug. 26 were spared from a potentially tragic traffic acciden...

Long Range Land Attack Projectile Test Demonstrates 60 NM Guided Flight
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The DD(X) National Team and the Navy conducted the third consecutive successful guided-flight test o...

EOD Robotics Program Receives Approval for Full-Rate Production
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Building on recent success, the Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Program Office has passed a...

New Mine Warfare Laser Technology Approved For Production
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy’s AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS), the first new technology to be app...

Virtual Systems Command Initiates SeaPort-e Contracts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A quantum step forward in the Virtual Systems (VS) Command initiatives occurred May 31, as the Navy ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Welcomes Home Kuwait Volunteers
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) welcomed home 30 employees May 31 who had volunteered to up-armor U.S....

Keel Laid for First Littoral Combat Ship, USS FreedomWatch Video
MARINETTE, Wis. (NNS) -- The keel was laid and authenticated for the Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) June 2 at Marine...

Carrier Ex-America Departs Philadelphia
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The decommissioned aircraft carrier, ex-America (CV 66) departed the Navy’s Inactive Fleet Facility ...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Achieves OSHA “Star” Status
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) held a special ceremony to celebrate its membership as a “Star” site...

Navy Meets Urgent USCENTCOM Robotics Requirements
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy, together with its partners in the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) com...

Pearl Harbor Shipyard Recognized for Environmental Stewardship
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- In March, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY), Hawaii's largest industrial employer, was selected as...

NAVSEA Commander's Guidance Continues the Transformation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Phillip M. Balisle, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), released his 2005 guida...

USS Florida Reaches Major Conversion Milestone
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Florida (SSGN 728) undocked Feb. 10, achieving a major milestone in the overhaul and conversion ...

SNA Symposium Panel Emphasizes Transformation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Phillip M. Balisle, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), led a panel discussion ...

NAVSEA Commander Keynote Speaker at ANSE Conference
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Phillip M. Balisle, commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), was the keynote s...

Oriskany Starts Final Journey
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Navy contractor will commence towing ex-Oriskany from Corpus Christi, Texas, to Pensacola, Fla., i...

NAVAIR Industry Day Shares Navy Virtual SYSCOM’s Expansion of SeaPort-e
CALIFORNIA, Md. (NNS) -- The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) hosted an Industry Day Conference Dec. 1 to discuss the expan...

Distance Support Receives AFEI Honorable Mention Award
ANAHEIM, Calif. (NNS) -- Navy Distance Support (DS) received an honorable mention award for applying enterprise integration t...

New Waterfront Support Facility at PSNS & IMF
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) broke ground at an Aug...

NSWC Dahlgren Teams to Provide Vehicle Armor to Troops
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- As of August 2004, American troops in Iraq, who are facing daily attacks by small arms fire and Impr...

Hawaii Governor to be PCU Hawaii’s Sponsor
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Gordon R. England asked Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle in June to sponsor the nation...

USS Annapolis Returns to the Fleet
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is back in the fleet one month ahead of schedule, after setting sail May 16 ...

Fiber Optic Threat Net Offers Increased Asset Security
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center – Philadelphia (NSWC-Philadelphia) is answering the call for better at-...

NSWC Crane Receives DoD Value Engineering Achievement Award
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane received an Outstanding Organization Award for Value Engin...

NUWC, University of Texas Kick off Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Newport, R.I., Division, and the University of Texas (UT) ...

Non-skid Technology Ensures Fleet Readiness
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) tested a newly developed rapid cure repair system kit for non-skid surfa...

Virginia-class Block 2 Team Wins SECNAV Competition
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, announced the individual and team winners of...

Sailor’s Email Frees Up Sub Space
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The challenge of storing ship's logs for the duration of the ship's lifetime was resolved in Februar...

Navy Automates Mission Packages
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City’s Head of Unmanned Systems Office, Helmut Portmann, and Hea...

LCS Mission Modules Teams with Maritime Surveillance Systems
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Taking a page out of industry’s playbook, the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Module Program Offi...

NSWCCD Expert Awarded Patent for Isolating Short Circuits
PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- Ship combat survivability is taking another step forward via a computer program patent granted Feb. ...

SHIPMAIN and the Sea Power 21 Vision
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Ship maintenance (SHIPMAIN) is one of the newest initiatives fleet Sailors are putting into practice...

Virginia Successfully Completes Testing of Torpedo Tubes
GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- PCU Virginia (SSN 774) successfully completed a test of its torpedo tubes at General Dynamics Electr...

New Superbolt Eases Maintenance
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The multi-jack bolt tensioner or Superbolt is just one of the new technologies being developed or ap...

NAVSEA Heavy Lift and Dry-docking Reserve Unit Stands-Up
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Forces Command (FLTFORCOM) and Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Super...

Shipyard Builds ‘Super Sailors’
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- If there are blueprints for building superior Sailors, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard’s has them. In le...

Underwater Ship Husbandry Combines Navy, Civilian Divers into Successful Team
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Utilizing the Sea Enterprise concept of transforming the way the Navy does business, Naval Sea Syste...

NSWC Crane and USS Ramage Perform IROS3 Demonstration
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane teamed with the ship force to perform an Integrated Radar ...

SeaPort Enhanced Brings Web-Based Contracting to Warfare Centers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- SeaPort, Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) highly successful program for awarding service contrac...

ex-USS Oriskany to Serve as Artificial Reef
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The ex-USS Oriskany (CVA 34), the last Essex-class aircraft carrier in the fleet’s inactive ship inv...

NSWC-PC Divers Praised for Assistance in Recent Missing Person Search
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City (PC) divers received Letters of Appreciation in mid-...

SHIPMAIN Initiative a Big Win for Sailors Watch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In order for the Navy to keep its fleet 'surge-ready' on a 24/7 basis, the maintenance process must ...

LCS is On The Way Watch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Senior naval officers, program managers and civilian leaders attending the Surface Navy Association'...

Bock Wins Copernicus Award for Work on Tactical LAN
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Capt. Mark Bock of the Program Executive Office (PEO) for Submarines is one of this year’s winners o...

NSWC Port Hueneme Division Honored with Standard Missile-3 Model
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Nov. 19, the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program Office recognized Naval Surface Warfare C...

Spartan Deployed on Gettysburg
ABOARD USS GETTYSBURG (NNS) -- USS Gettysburg (CG 64), which is part of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) curr...

New Authority Provides Navy’s Inactive Ships for Use
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- President Bush signed the National Defense Authorization Bill (HR 1588 Sec 1013), Nov. 25, allowing ...

NSWC PHD Provides Distance Support to USS Comstock
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- In response to an urgent request from USS Comstock (LSD 45) Nov. 2, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NS...

Virginia Submarine Program Reaches Another Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Nov. 7, Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN) celebrated a key milestone on USS Texas (SSN 775), with...

NSWC Crane Recommended for Lead for Infrared Countermeasures Qual
CRANE, Ind. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane was recommended in November to be the lead test agency fo...

Successful Testing Highlights Capabilities of ADS for ASW, Maritime Surveillance
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Advanced Deployable System (ADS), an undersea surveillance system for shallow water littoral mis...

NAVSEA FMS ’03 Participants Deliver Message of Change in Navy Maintenance
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Attendees at this year’s Fleet Maintenance Symposium (FMS ’03) came away from the American Society o...

Out of the Shadows -- a Tool for Testing Advanced Technologies at Sea
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In the ongoing effort to bring new technologies to the fleet more rapidly, military and industry hav...

Distance Support Continues Supporting the Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Distance Support continues to provide real time assistance to the fleet. A snapshot of recent calls ...

SHIPMAIN Initiative, Maintenance Teams Improving Ship Maintenance
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- It is said that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.

In the world o...

NUWC Keyport Celebrates 35th Change of Command
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport celebrated the Navy’s tradition of Change of ...

Keel Laid for Fourth LPD 17 Class Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- With the ceremonial keel laying of the future USS Green Bay (LPD 20) Aug. 26, four of 12 ships of th...

GW Successfully Completes Sea Trials
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- Following a six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), the a...

NAVSEA Stands Up New Consolidated Shipbuilding Command on Gulf Coast
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is consolidating two of its Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversio...

CARTECH Looks to Future for CVN 21 -- Commonality Across the Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Major aircraft carrier technology transition and transformation efforts can now be conducted in a mo...

New Attack Submarine Virginia to be ChristenedWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The lead boat of the Navy's next-generation attack submarine, Virginia (SSN 774), will be christened...

First Combined U.S., Spanish Navy CSSQT a Success
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. and Spanish navies successfully conducted a Combined Combat System Ship Qualifications Tria...

NAVSEA Success Stories Continue on USS Anzio
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) continues to be a fleet showcase for engineering improv...

World War II Vet Still Serving Nation at Norfolk Naval Shipyard
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- When the United States was within days of securing the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, in February ...

NAVSEA Opens New CVN 21 Design Site
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- “Bigger than any organization, any service, any industry - we are charged with building [a carrier] ...

San Antonio a ‘Ship of Firsts’
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- The christening of the amphibious transport dock ship San Antonio (LPD 17) July 19 marked a signific...

Navy to Demonstrate New Shipboard AT/FP System
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, in conjunction with Commander, Fleet Fo...

NSWC Port Hueneme Celebrates 40 Years of Fleet Support
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division (PHD) recently celebrated 40 years of serv...

Navy to Commission Destroyer MustinWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will commission the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Mustin (DDG 89), during a ceremony July 2...

Amphibious Ship San Antonio ChristenedWatch Video
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- “I christen thee San Antonio!”

With those words and the crack of a bottle of Texas sparklin...

SUPSALV Team Brings Important Environmental Capability to OIF
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- An important capability put in place during Operation Iraqi Freedom by the Navy helped ensure that t...

Mason, Spanish Navy to Participate in Combined CSSQT
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command program executive office for integrated warfare systems (PEO IWS) and ...

Amphibious Ship San Antonio to be ChristenedWatch Video
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The lead ship of the Navy’s newest class of amphibious warship, San Antonio (LPD 17), will be christ...

PEO IWS Dedicates New OA Test Facility
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy’s Open Architecture (OA) Test Facility opened July 2 at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and IMF Ready for Lincoln Availability
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) will soon move from its berthing at Naval Station Bremerton to Puget So...

Sailor Performance at Core of Human Systems Integration
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- “In the final analysis, the performance of our nation’s Sailors makes the difference between victory...

Port Hueneme Division’s First Distance Learning MSSE Class Graduates from NPS
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- In a display of just what can be done with vision, ingenuity and organization, Naval Surface Warfare...

Navy Takes Delivery of ASDS
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of the U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) Advanced SEAL [Navy Sea, A...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Graduates New Apprentices
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- In a time-honored tradition, 44 apprentices, representing 17 different trades, graduated from the Po...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Ronald Reagan
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the newest aircraft carrier, PCU Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), June 20. The ...

COMNAVSEA Lauds NNSY Excellence as Part of One Shipyard for the Nation
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- In presenting the 2003 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation of Excellence Award to Norfolk Naval Shipya...

SSES Assessing Potential Submarine Fuel Cell Technology
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Ship Systems Engineering Station (SSES)...

Pearl Harbor, Puget Sound Display ‘One Shipyard’ Teamwork on Buffalo
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Displaying teamwork across organizational boundaries that is indicative of the Navy’s “One Shipyard”...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Completes Record Setting ERO on Albuquerque
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) is back with the fleet, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) has set the n...

Joint Sci-Tech Expo Highlights Cooperation Between Surface, Undersea Warfare Centers
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- A joint Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center (...

Maintenance Pilot Program Merges Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, PACNORWEST IMF
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The Navy stood up a new maintenance command, created by consolidating two existing organizations in ...

Port Hueneme Division Develops, Tests Remote Launch Capabilities for MK-41 VLS
WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division (PHD) and Lockheed Martin recently completed a su...

NNSY Returns USS Jacksonville to Fleet Early
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed its second consecutive Interim Drydocking (IDD) availability...

NAVSEA Chiefs, Civilians Encourage Students at Sci-Tech Career Fair
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Two chief petty officers and two civilian engineers at Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) recently t...

NUWC Newport Signs Three CRADAs to Support DD(X)
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport Division recently signed three Cooperative Research...

ATRC Instructors Put Skills, Teamwork to the Test on 'Junkyard Wars'Watch Video
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Three instructors at the Aegis Training and Readiness Center in Dahlgren, Va., recently waged their ...

Port Hueneme Division Provides Fleet Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- In support of recent operations in Iraq, a team from Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Divis...

NAVSEA Sailor Named VCNO Shore Sailor of the Year
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Electronics Technician 1st Class (SS) Adam Powars, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Ma...

Thresher Remembered at Portsmouth Naval ShipyardWatch Video
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Close to 500 family members and friends, Navy and shipyard personnel, and local dignitaries joined t...

NSWC Corona Supports Deploying Marine Unit
CORONA, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona Division recently supported Operation Iraqi Freedom by as...

Future San Antonio Chiefs Begin Pave the Way for Chiefs’ Mess, Crew
LITTLE CREEK, Va. (NNS) -- Although their ship will not be commissioned for another two years, 11 chief petty officers being as...

NSWC Port Hueneme Welcomes New Self Defense Test Ship
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- In a wharf-side ceremony March 27, the decommissioned USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) was turned over to...

NAVSEA Teaming a New “Culture of Readiness” Delivery
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The days of stove-piped systems development are long gone, and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is...

NAVSEA Repair Program Enhancing Fleet Readiness; Saving Money
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command managed program for repairing shipboard circuit cards and electronic mod...

NUWC Earns “Top 100” Training Honors
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- For the second year in a row, the editors of Training magazine have selected the Naval Undersea Warf...

NAVSEA Maintaining Navy's Culture of Readiness
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 25, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. ...

Lincoln’s Engineering Team Keeps Carrier in Fight
ABOARD USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was beginning its voyage home to Everett, Wash., in December 2002, foll...

MOBI Safety Device Approved for Fleet Implementation
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A lifesaving device that will revolutionize the way the Navy handles man overboard situations is com...

SSGN Provides Powerful Tool for Navy SEALs
ABOARD USS FLORIDA (NNS) -- During the nation’s war on terrorism, Navy SEALs (Sea, Air and Land) have been the force of choice f...

Blue Ridge, Hickam AFB Demonstrate Joint Fires Network Capabilities
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The component capabilities of the Joint Fires Network (JFN) were put through their paces during a re...

ICAN Performs Well during Nimitz Exercise
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The advanced capabilities of one of the Navy's newest integrated shipboard network systems were demo...

Giant Shadow Experiment Tests New SSGN Capabilities
ABOARD USS FLORIDA, At Sea (NNS) -- The waters off the coast of the Bahamas became a giant laboratory this week, as Naval Sea Systems Co...

NAVSEA Sets ‘Sea Enterprise’ Revolution in Motion
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sea Enterprise is a major revolution in the way the Navy supports ships at sea, and Naval Sea System...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Completes Record Availability
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- Christmas arrived early for the Navy’s submarine force, as USS Alexandria (SSN 757) returned home to...

Successful Tomahawk Launch Precursor to SSGN Conversion Testing
ABOARD USS FLORIDA (NNS) -- Two Tomahawk missiles were successfully launched from a missile tube of USS Florida (SSBN 728), an O...

Timme Takes Helm of Naval Undersea Warfare Center
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. (sel.) William Timme relieved Rear Adm. John Butler as Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare C...

NUWC Newport, Coast Guard to Collaborate on Homeland Security
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport, and the Coast Guard Research and Developm...

NUWC Fleet Test and Evaluation Center Opens at Barbers Point
BARBERS POINT, Hawaii (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport Division Pacific Detachment recently dedicated its new ...

NAVSEA Team ‘On Watch’ Supporting Forward Deployed Carriers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- As the United States armed forces gear up for possible increased operations in Southwest Asia, someo...

World Trade Center Steel To Be Used in USS New York
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- When USS New York (LPD 21) joins the fleet in 2007, it will sail with a permanent memorial to those ...

New System To Provide Effective Defense for Ships, Sailors
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Since the beginning of the Cold War, more than a dozen U.S. Navy ships have been casualties of mines...

Preparing the Shipyard Work Force of Tomorrow
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Training tomorrow’s workforce of skilled artisans and engineers is a leading priority of America’s p...

Early Planning for JFK Availability Will Help Ensure Its Success
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- After a successful six-month deployment that included the launching of airstrikes against terrorist ...

NAVSEA Cost-Sharing Program Helps Develop Innovative Laser Cutting System
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- “It’s not often, if ever, that you can claim ‘first in the world’ on anything,” wrote Pat Cahill, re...

NAVSEA Improving Fleet Diesel Engines
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), in partnership with fleet engineers, is leading the effort to im...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Recalls Contributions to Fleet During WWII
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- It was a quiet Sunday morning in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. But at 7:55 a.m., the skies see...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Supports Salmon Restoration Project
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- A steady decline in wild salmon stocks over the past 20 years has led to the listing of Puget Sound ...

Latest Ship Self Defense System Mod Tested
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Moving one step closer to operational deployment, the latest modification in the Ship Self Defense S...

Virginia Senator Thanks Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Its National Defense Role
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) is truly a national asset, according to Virginia Senator George Allen ...

NUWC Newport Tests Alternative Torpedo Fuel
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division recently completed testing of a new monopropellant th...

Focused Mission Ship Studies to Help Chart Course for Future Navy
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Six industry concept studies are currently underway that will help the Navy define future requiremen...

New Submarine Reaches Construction Milestone
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's newest submarine bearing the name Virginia reached a significant construction milestone w...

Dahlgren Division Celebrates Birthday with Tactical Tomahawk Milestone
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division recently marked its 227th birthday with a sign...

NAVSEA, McCampbell Partner for Successful Aegis Baseline Testing
ABOARD USS MCCAMPBELL, At Sea (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command and the crew of USS McCampbell (DDG 85) recently teamed up for the first f...

RTASS V2.0 Certification Expands Distance Support Applications
KEYPORT, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport's AN/PSM-99 Remote Technical Assistance Support Syste...

New Center Highlights Partnership Between NAVSEA, ONR
WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division recently sign...

NSWC Port Hueneme Improves Discrepancy Response Time
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division is enhancing fleet readiness by dramatically impr...

New Blast and Paint Facility Brings Improved Support, Efficiency to the Fleet
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- A $10 million state-of-the-art Abrasive Blast and Paint Facility was dedicated at Pearl Harbor Naval...

Navy Shipboard Energy Conservation Team Honored for Fleet Support, Savings
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy Shipboard Energy Conservation Team, a Naval Sea Systems Command-led program, received the P...

"A Team" Improving Amphib Maintenance Efforts
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)/fleet-led initiative is improving maintenance and modernization...

NSWC Carderock Dedicates New Magnetic Fields Facility
BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division dedicated a Magnetic Fields Laboratory Oct. 7 at its...

NSWC Port Hueneme Tests Cooling Device for 5-inch Gun Barrels
LOUISVILLE, Ky (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division's Louisville detachment successfully teste...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Finishes Bataan Early and on Budget
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- For the third time in the past six months, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully completed an a...

Navy's Decommissions Last LST, Paves Way for LPD 17
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The last Navy tank landing ship, USS Frederick (LST 1184), decommissioned in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, O...

NUWC Signs Education Partnership with UT Austin
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Electronic and biomedical components are shrinking in size as scientists and engineers learn more ab...

New Strapless Bomb Pallet Design to Improve Fleet Efficiency
EARLE, N.J. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head’s Earle (New Jersey) Detachment developed a strapless bomb ...

NAVSEA Introduces New Minehunting Sonar to Fleet
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command introduced a new minehunting sonar system to the fleet last week that will...

New NAVSEA Directorate to Focus on Sailor Performance in New Systems
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has established a new directorate to provide a focus on Sailo...

NAVSEA Awards Multi-Ship Multi-Option Contracts for Atlantic Fleet Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command's Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Portsmouth, ...

Naval Postgraduate School Establishes NUWC Sponsored Chair
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently agreed to ...

Former SECNAV Nitze Lays Keel for Namesake Destroyer
BATH, Maine (NNS) -- Former Secretary of the Navy Paul Nitze authenticated the keel of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ...

SUPSHIP San Diego Completes Integrated Trials for USNS Soderman
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) San Diego and National Steel and Shipbui...

NAVSEA Awards SSGN Conversion Contract
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded a $442,923,371 contract to Electric Boat Corp. Sept. 26 to pro...

NSWC Indian Head Recognized for Thermobaric Weapon Development
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head was recently awarded the Meritorious Unit Citation (...

Keel Laying for First West Coast LPD 17 Class Ship
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- Northrop Grumman Ships Systems will lay the keel for New Orleans (LPD 18), a San Antonio class amphi...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Holds Change of Command
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- Capt. Clarke Orzalli became the 45th Commander of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on Sept. 16, 2002, ...

NSWC Port Hueneme Trains Sailors for Navy’s 'Sea Swap' Program
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Kinkaid (DD 965) recently received training on the Advanced Tomahawk Weapons Control...

San Antonio Achieves 50 Percent Completion Milestone
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- USS San Antonio (LPD 17) achieved a major construction milestone last month, when the 105th of its 2...

NUWC Keyport Dedicates New Pier
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (NNS) -- “Our pier is number one” stated Capt. Mary Townsend-Manning, commanding officer of Naval Undersea W...

First Full Production Round of Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Delivered
EAST CAMDEN, Ark. (NNS) -- The first production Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) was delivered recently to the U.S. Navy by ...

DD(X) Program Is Back on Track
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- With resolution of the DD(X) bid protest, Northrop Grumman is on track to complete the DD(X) system...

Advanced SEAL Delivery System Passes Final Test
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- USS Greenville (SSN 772) successfully launched and recovered the Advanced SEAL Delivery System (ASD...

Construction Starts on Mesa Verde (LPD 19)
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- On August 19, construction started on the Mesa Verde (LPD 19) in Pascagoula, Miss.

Mesa V...

NUWC Psychologist Earns International Award
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Czech Republic awarded Dr. Yvonne R. Masakowski of NAVSEA’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC...

Shipyards Work Together to Support Readiness for USS Memphis
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- NAVSEA’s Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, teaming with General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB), is ahead of s...

USS Enterprise Undocking: A Milestone of Teamwork
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) met a scheduled repair milestone on Aug. 21, when the Big ...

Buffalo Project Sets New NAVSEA Record
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- USS Buffalo's (SSN 715) Nuclear Project Team at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Mainten...

SURFTECH to Transform Technology Transition to Surface Navy
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command and the Chief of Naval Operations’ Surface Warfare division are spearhead...

NSWC Dahlgren Dedicates New Chem-Bio Defense Facility
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren dedicated a new building on Aug. 22 in honor of the la...

AADC Battle Management System Employed During Millennium Challenge 2002
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Area Air Defense Commander (AADC) Capability was recently employed during Millennium Challenge ...

NSWC Carderock Opens New Acoustic Research Support Facility
BAYVIEW, Idaho (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock’s Acoustic Research Detachment opened the Navy’s new Acousti...

Fleet Benefits from NSWC Corona Ground Tracking System at NAS Fallon
NAS FALLON, Nev. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona has developed a system that is helping carrier air wings...

Navy Takes Delivery of Newest Destroyer
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy took delivery of its newest destroyer, USS Preble (DDG 88), Aug. 12 from Northrop Grumann ...

NSWC Indian Head Demonstrates New Munitions Tracking System
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head recently demonstrated a new device that will aid wa...

NUWC Newport Recognized for NESP Battle Group Training Support
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport recently supported the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 76) Ba...

NSWC Crane Tests Unambiguous Warning Device Aboard USS Blue Ridge
ABOARD USS BLUE RIDGE, At Sea (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane personnel recently traveled to Japan to test one of the F...

Supervisor of Salvage and Diving Welcomes New Commander
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Capt. James R. Wilkins III relieved Capt. Bert Marsh as the Director of Ocean Engineering and Super...

CSS Qualifies USS Shrike Shipboard Watchstanders
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Coastal Systems Station (CSS) is known to Sailors at Commander, Mine Warfare Command in Ingleside, ...

CNO Names New NAVSEA Vice Commander
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced that Rear Adm. Anthony W. Lengerich is being as...

Rear Admiral Dennis Dwyer Takes Helm of PEO Carriers
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Dennis Dwyer relieved Rear Adm. Roland Knapp as Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircr...

NAVSEA Awards Contract for DDG 102
WASHINGTON (NNS) -– Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a $464 million fixed-price incentive contr...

Navy Diving Community Supports Miners’ Rescue
SOMERSET, Pa. (NNS) -- The recent rescue of nine trapped coal miners in Somerset, Pa., involved the combined efforts of se...

Six NAVSEA Commands Designated As CITEs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Secretary of the Navy recently designated 13 Navy and Marine Corps depot maintenance activities...

SECNAV Visits NSWC Port Hueneme
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Gordon England visited Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)...

NSWC Dahlgren earns Navy Exchange’s Top Award
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- The top award in the Navy Exchange (NEX) system, the Bingham Award, was recently presented to the N...

NSWC Crane Lends Support to Deployed John F. Kennedy
ABOARD USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane recently teamed with Fleet Technical Support Center, Atlantic (F...

NAVSEA Awards Contract for Third T-AKE Ship
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command recently awarded a $289,891,274 fixed-price-incentive modification to Nat...

ASN (RD&A), CNO tour SUPSHIP New Orleans, LPD 17
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- On a visit to the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and repair (SUPSHIP) and the rapidly growi...

NSWC Indian Head Selected as 2002 Learning Organization of the Year
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head was recently named the 2002 Learning Organization o...

NSWC Port Hueneme Hosts Japanese Crew for RIMPAC Preparations
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme recently hosted the crew of the Japanese Defense S...

Vice Adm. Phillip Balisle Takes Helm at NAVSEA
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Vice Adm. Phillip M. Balisle assumed command of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA...

International Jam Session: NATO Mine Research Targets CSS Test Range
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- From an unassuming block structure nestled between luxury waterfront condominiums, a team of intern...

Navy Conducts Successful Extended Range Guided Munition Flight Test
WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -– Naval Surface Fire Support took a huge leap forward with the successful f...

NAVSEA’s CSS Wins NAVAIR Safety Award
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command’s Coastal Systems Station (CSS) in Panama City is one of only two recipie...

Construction Begins on LPD 17 Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- Construction has started on the Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensors (AEM/S) that will give the San Anton...

NAVSEA Commander, Navy's Senior EDO Retires
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Pete Nanos, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Navy’s senior enginee...

NAVSEA Programs Win Procurement Excellence Awards
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Three Naval Sea Systems Command programs won Department of the Navy Competition and Procurement Exc...

Surface, Undersea Warfare Centers Partner to Form New NAVSEA Technical Team
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Navy Approves DDG 51, LPD 17 Swap
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