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Naval Systems that Go in Harm's Way
  • 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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Joint ManTech Panel Reviewers Note NMC’s High Technology Transition Rate

21 Jul 2016
Joint ManTech Panel Reviewers Note NMC’s High Technology Transition Rate
The Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) recently hosted the Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel (JDMTP) Metals Processing & Fabrication Subpanel on 27-28 June 2016.

Improved Inspection Techniques for Submarine Pressure Hulls will Save Construction Costs

07 Jun 2016
Improved Inspection Techniques for Submarine Pressure Hulls will Save Construction Costs
Advanced technologies that allow for inspection directly through special hull treatment could significantly reduce inspection costs.

Improved Pipe Cutting / Beveling Processes On Board Navy Ships to Save Labor and Injuries

24 May 2016
Improved Pipe Cutting / Beveling Processes On Board Navy Ships to Save Labor and Injuries
Optimized onboard processes for large diameter pipe cutting / beveling will improve safety and reduce labor in confined work conditions.

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Improved Hull Fabrication Processes to Reduce Ship Construction Costs

05 Aug 2016
Improved Hull Fabrication Processes to Reduce Ship Construction Costs
Mechanized and/or automated processes will reduce labor and improve quality during hull fabrication.

Innovative Cable Installation Solutions to Save Labor and Costs in VCS Construction

29 Jul 2016
Innovative Cable Installation Solutions to Save Labor and Costs in VCS Construction
Improved cable pulling processes in VCS construction will reduce labor hours as well as injury claims and medical costs.

Effective Submarine Baffle Tile Coating Will Save Life-Cycle Costs

26 Jul 2016
Effective Submarine Baffle Tile Coating Will Save Life-Cycle Costs
Applying a durability coating to GTC SONAR baffle tiles will increase the service life of the tiles and reduce total ownership cost.