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  • Vice Admiral Hilarides at ShipTech 2016
  • Pipe Assembly Installation Improvement Methods
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • Weld Seam Facing System
  • Weapons and Stores Elevator Doors
  • Alternative Brazing System
  • Greg Woods, NMC Program Officer, ONR
  • Plate Edge Preparation System
  • White Light Scanning

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Navy Metalworking Center Tow Cable Maintenance Winch Team Awarded ONR 2016 Technology Transition Achievement Award

16 Nov 2016
Navy Metalworking Center Tow Cable Maintenance Winch Team Awarded ONR 2016 Technology Transition Achievement Award
The Tow Cable Maintenance Winch project team received the 2016 Technology Transition Achievement Award from the Office of Naval Research.

NMC Project Team Employing Innovative Distortion Reduction Technologies for CH-53K Cabin Frames

25 Oct 2016
NMC Project Team Employing Innovative Distortion Reduction Technologies for CH-53K Cabin Frames
Transitioning a process that mitigates distortion in the production of the CH-53K cabin frame will improve manufacturing cost, schedule, and quality.

Sonar Dome Manufacturing Project Commended in Congressional Report

22 Sep 2016
Sonar Dome Manufacturing Project Commended in Congressional Report
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee commended the Office of Naval Research "for efforts toward understanding the benefits of human industrial operations augmentation technology..."

Success Stories

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Portable System to Mitigate Aluminum Cracking to Provide Significant Cost Avoidance

06 Dec 2016
Portable System to Mitigate Aluminum Cracking to Provide Significant Cost Avoidance
Application of a device to mitigate sensitization in aluminum structures will be less labor intensive than the current remove and replace process.

New Winch Will Enable Less Expensive Maintenance of RMS Component

16 Nov 2016
New Winch Will Enable Less Expensive Maintenance of RMS Component
The TCMW is designed to provide a means for shipboard maintenance of the cable between the RMMV and the towed minehunting sonar system.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Implements DDG 51 Sonar Dome Manufacturing Improvements

07 Nov 2016
Ingalls Shipbuilding Implements DDG 51 Sonar Dome Manufacturing Improvements
The project results reduce time, labor, and rework associated with sonar dome fabrication.