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July 9, 2018

Top Navy Combat Control and Directed Energy Leaders Recognized at NAVSEA Ceremony

Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and James Smerchansky, NAVSEA Executive Director, presented Scientific and Professional Executive Awards to NSWCDD engineers

June 17, 2018

Alaska Army Guardsmen train in Mongolia to save lives

The typical adult human body contains five liters of blood. Responsible for transporting oxygen and nutrients to the cells and removing waste on its return trip through miles of arteries, veins and

June 4, 2018

GA-EMS to Develop High Energy Density Capacitors for US Navy's HPM Systems

The US Navy has awarded a new contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) for the development of advanced, high energy density capacitors. The deal has been awarded by the navy

May 24, 2018

Pax River's newest Auxiliary Security Force graduates

NAS Patuxent River Security Department held a graduation ceremony for the newest members of Pax River’s Auxiliary Security Force (ASF) May 18. The Sailors of ASF come from divisions and tenant

April 27, 2018

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Visit NSWC Dahlgren Division

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen and their instructors are pictured during their tour of the gun line at the Potomac River Test Range where naval guns have been tested since 1918. Throughout their Naval

April 26, 2018

America’s Navy hosts Navy Day at the Alamo during Fiesta San Antonio

Sailors from several local commands, to include the “Destroyers” of Navy Band Southwest from San Diego, Calif., gathered at the Alamo to participate in Navy Day during Fiesta San Antonio. The year's

Feb. 23, 2018

NSA Bethesda Trains ASF Academy

Information System Technician Seaman Phelan Payne is sprayed in the face with OC spray (oleoresin capsaicin) while completing the OC course Feb. 23 at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. After being

Jan. 24, 2018

These new non-lethal options can help troops fighting in cities

While most Army and Marine Corps initiatives have focused on increasing lethality from the sidearm all the way up to the tank, some missions still need a non-lethal touch.For those types of jobs,

Nov. 1, 2017

Navy Expands Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare for ‘Victory at Sea’

New electromagnetic maneuver warfare (EMW) capabilities are emerging from laboratories to make a vital operational impact in the Fleet, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leaders

Oct. 5, 2017

British Royal Navy's First Sea Lord Visits NSWC Dahlgren Division

U.S. Navy officials briefed the top British naval officer and his delegation on current and emerging U.S. Navy technological programs during a tour here Oct. 2. U.K. Royal Navy First Sea Lord Adm. Sir

Sept. 19, 2017

Citadel Protect Technology Demonstration 2017

For the Navy, security and force protection are major factors when keeping Sailors, assets and the installation safe. As a part of Commander, Navy Installations Command's (CNIC) mission to deliver

Sept. 11, 2017

Point Mugu Sea Range adds system to aid in weapons test, development

The U.S. Navy's Point Mugu Sea Range has adopted a new directed energy test atmospherics-based system that may turn out to revolutionize the Navy's ability to measure and predict weather conditions on

Aug. 1, 2017

ATG Pacific Northwest Enhances Anti-Terrorism Readiness With FATS

Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest (ATGPNW) Anti-terrorism (AT) Training Team is conducting annual small arms sustainment training utilizing a Fire Arms Training Simulator (FATS) April 25, 2017

June 26, 2017

Laser Weapons Bring Sharp Advantages to the Battlefield

The Army and Navy are increasingly incorporating laser weapons on a limited number of platforms and training exercises, according to Matthew Ketner, branch chief of the High Energy Laser Controls and Integration Directorate at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Virginia.

May 3, 2017

Lawmakers Say It’s Time For Navy To Field New Unmanned Systems, Energy Weapons

Lawmakers are happy with the Navy’s progress developing unmanned systems and directed energy weapons but would like to see more effort operationalizing and fielding these technologies, the chairman

April 4, 2016

CLB-2 completes non-lethal weapons training

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2 participated in the unit’s final exercise for their non-lethal weapons training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 25.The final exercise was a

Dec. 15, 2009

Light and Sound Experiments Show Non-Lethal Applications

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) recently sponsored combined non-lethal light and sound human effects and military utility experiments. The Directed

Dec. 15, 2009

Researchers Test Non-Lethal Laser Windshield Obscuration Technology

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) is working to meet warfighter needs by developing technologies to fill identified capability gaps. One of the

Dec. 15, 2009

Chris Csanadi Deckard Wins Award for Non-Lethal Work

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A senior scientist and program manager who supports the Department of Defense's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program recently won an award for her work, which includes non-lethal

Dec. 10, 2009

Researchers Demonstrate Improved ADS Beam

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Active Denial System (ADS), a developmental directed energy, counter-personnel weapon, has the potential to provide an important new escalation-of-force capability to U.S.