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Category: Innovation and Technology

NRL Launches Quantum Navy YouTube Series

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), with the help of Defense Media Activity, is launching a three-part series highlighting the importance of quantum research for the 21st century U.S. Navy.

Partners Assemble

 The Navy values partnerships to strengthen productivity and operability. At the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), naval aviation bridges medicine with technology where both civilians and military partner to enhance safety among aviators, air crewmembers, and maintainers. “We’ve integrated aeromedical expertise with engineering

Semper Fidelis: Miguel Keith

This month, the Navy will place USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) in commission during a ceremony in San Diego, California. The ship’s namesake is Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Lance Cpl. Miguel Keith. Born 2 June 1951, in San Antonio, Texas, Keith enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in January of 1969 after graduating from North High School in Omaha, Nebraska, the previous year.

Guided Missile Destroyer Delbert D. Black Joins the Fleet

The U.S. Navy will commission the guided missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) Sept. 26 in Port Canaveral.

Peace We Seek, Peace We Keep

Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, an infantry rifleman corporal with 3rd Marine Division, 1st Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, Charlie Company during the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945, is having a United States naval ship commissioned in his honor on March 7, 2020 in Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

C-ARTS: High-Velocity Training at Sailor's Point of Need

C-ARTS ushers in a new standard in mobile, interactive training, designed to meet the instructional needs and expectations of tech savvy Sailors, accustomed to learning through hands-on classes that exploit augmented, virtual, and mixed reality learning tools.

USS John S. McCain's Return to Warfighting Readiness

John S. McCain, assigned to Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN (DESRON 15) and forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, completed her in-port phase of training, and will continue Basic Phase at-sea training in the upcoming months to certify in every mission area the ship is required to perform and prepare for return to operational tasking.

Poseidon: ‘Eyes, Ears of the fleet’

Knowing your adversaries plans is one of the best ways to defend yourself and defeat them. The U. S. Navy utilizes multiple assets to get ahead of its enemies at sea, on air and on land. The P-8A Poseidon aircraft is one of the most effective tools the Navy has in its arsenal.

Blimp Swarm Research

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory flew a fleet of 30 miniature autonomous blimps in unison to test the swarming behavior of autonomous systems. The blimps responded to each other while in flight and responded to changing conditions.

Diving Deeper Depths

Since 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has focused on the USS Oklahoma (BB-37), a Nevada-class battleship that was on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After the Pearl Harbor attack, 429 deaths were confirmed from the USS Oklahoma. As of February, DPAA hit its first major milestone with the USS Oklahoma project, confirming a positive identity match of its 200th crewman.