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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

Nov. 4, 2015

U.S. Marines, Sailors learn non-lethal weapons techniques

Imagine being in a kitchen, chopping up a batch of jalapeno and ghost peppers, putting it into a mixture of oil, water, and some emulsifiers, putting that all into a blender and then bottling it and

Sept. 25, 2014

Stethem prepares Sailors for real world threats

PACIFIC OCEAN – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conducted a navy security force sentry course Sept. 19. The course covers concepts related to appropriate use of

Sept. 18, 2014

U.S. Transportation Command hosts third Non-Lethal Weapon FAMFIRE event

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – A split-second after Barry Schulhofer aimed the stubby, weapon and called out “Taser, taser, taser,” Army Sgt. Brant Hall realized that volunteering to be shot with the

Sept. 11, 2014

Black Sea Rotational Force-14 Marines fight to complete non-lethal weapons training

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – Marines and Sailors of Black Sea Rotational Force 14 completed a non-lethal weapons training course Sept. 3-9 on Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania. The course began