Naval Sea Systems Command Story Archive

U.S. Navy's HACKtheMACHINE Seattle Encourages Innovation in Maritime Dominance  (27 September 2018)
Naval Sea Systems Command hosted HACKtheMACHINE, the Navy's digital experience for building a community of practice in maritime security, Sept. 21-23.
Navy Awards DDG-51 FY18-22 Multiyear Procurement Contracts  (27 September 2018)
The Navy awarded two contracts for the DDG-51 fiscal years (FY) 2018 - 2022 multiyear procurement (MYP) for DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, Sept. 27.
NAVSEA Assumes Maintenance Functions for SRF-JRMC   (1 October 2018)
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) formally assumed responsibility for ship maintenance availabilities at U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) from Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT) Oct. 1.
NAVSEA Approves First Metal Additively Manufactured Component for Shipboard Use  (11 October 2018)
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) approved the first metal part created by additive manufacturing (AM) for shipboard installation, the command announced Oct. 11.
Fabrication Begins on Future USS Bougainville  (16 October 2018)
Future amphibious assault ship USS Bougainville (LHA 8) started fabrication at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) shipyard, Oct. 15.
PEO USC Program Office Wins Two Navy Acquisition Awards  (16 October 2018)
The Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office within Program Executive Office for Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) received two 2018 Department of the Navy Acquisition Excellence Awards, Oct. 16, at the Pentagon.
Future USS Sioux City to arrive in Annapolis for Commissioning  (5 November 2018)
The future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) will arrive in Annapolis, Maryland, Nov. 12, in advance of the ship's commissioning ceremony.
Honoring Fallen SEAL as Future USS Michael Monsoor Departs Bath   (13 November 2018)
The future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the second ship in the Zumwalt-class of destroyers, departed General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard in Bath, Maine on Nov. 9.
Construction Begins on Future USS Patrick Gallagher  (13 November 2018)
The construction of the future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127) is officially underway at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard.
SUPSALV Leads Historic Operation to Remove Oil on Prinz Eugen  (13 November 2018)
The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) office led a joint team to successfully remove 229,000 gallons of oil from a sunken World War II vessel, ex-Prinz Eugen located in the Kwajalein Atoll.
Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Burlington   (19 November 2018)
The Navy accepted delivery of its tenth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 10) from Austal USA, Nov. 15.
USS Detroit Begins Operational Testing of LCS Surface-to-Surface Missile Module  (3 December 2018)
USS Detroit (LCS 7) began initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) of the Surface-to-Surface Missile Module Nov. 17, two months ahead of schedule.
Navy Accepts Final Component for LCS Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package  (6 December 2018)
The Navy took delivery of the final component of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Mission Package, Nov. 30, following successful completion of a rigorous acceptance test regime at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.
Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Launched at Bath Iron Works  (11 December 2018)
Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Launched at Bath Iron Works
Future USS Billings Completes Acceptance Trials  (11 December 2018)
The future USS Billings (LCS 15) successfully completed its acceptance trials Dec. 7 after a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey.

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