04 Aug 2014
New Manufacturing Approach for Cold Plates Expected to Lower Navy Shipbuilding Costs
A new design and manufacturing approach to edge-cooled naval electronic cold plate assemblies will improve performance and reduce manufacturability issues.
23 Jul 2014
New Power-Assisted Cable Pulling Tools Will Save Surface Shipbuilding Costs
Results of this project will reduce labor and health and safety issues associated with shipboard cable pulling at Ingalls and NNS.
21 Aug 2014
More Efficient Surface Preparation Methods Developed for CVN 79 Tanks and Voids
Mitigating surface contamination and efficiently controlling the environment to blast and paint CVN 79 tanks and voids could save cost and schedule risk.
05 Aug 2014
Reducing Distortion in DDG 51 Class Thin Plates Will Avoid Costs and Significant Rework
Improved weld sequencing procedures and new trimming tools will reduce costs at Ingalls for DDG 51 and other platforms.
29 Jul 2014
New Tooling Will Reduce Cost to Install and Repair VCS Pipe Assemblies
New tools will reduce the labor hours needed to install VCS pipe assemblies on-hull.