04 Mar 2014
Automated Pipe Production Methods Anticipated to Save $10 Million on Several Ship Classes
The automation of pipe fabrication processes for shipboard applications will improve quality and reduce cost on multiple naval platforms.
26 Feb 2014
Improved Material Removal and Metrology Technologies to Reduce Construction Costs for DDG 51 Sonar Domes
This ManTech project is addressing the significant challenges in fabricating and assembling the sonar dome module.
10 Feb 2014
New Machining Technologies for VCS Propulsor Components Will Improve Production Rate and Cost
New machining technologies and processes will improve cost and schedule for critical VCS propulsion system components.
18 Feb 2014
Panel Line Process Solutions Improve Quality, Schedule and Cost for DDG 51 Class Ships
Equipment, process and procedure improvements have been implemented at Ingalls’ panel line welding stations for DDG 51 Class ship production.
04 Feb 2014
Distortion Reduction and Cut Part Accuracy Improvements To Save Millions for DDG 51 and Other Ships
New guidelines for production, handling and thermal cutting of thin plates in shipbuilding are leading to reduced distortion and improved part accuracy.
20 Jan 2014
White Light Scanning Yields Highly Accurate and Repeatable Measurements of Propulsion Shaft Tapers
White light scanning systems can provide rapid and repeatable measurements, which will significantly reduce shipbuilding costs.