11 Sep 2014
Enabling Outfitting Earlier Is Expected to Save CVN 79 Construction Costs
Increasing the amount of construction work done on CVN 79 prior to erection will lead to efficiencies and cost savings.
10 Sep 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.
03 Sep 2014
Advanced Hull Production Processes to Save More than $6 Million for Ships Built at Ingalls
Mechanized and / or automated processes will reduce labor during hull fabrication and improve quality on several ship platforms.
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.
21 Aug 2014
Temporary Coatings Identified to Protect Surfaces During Ship Construction
Temporary coatings used to protect surfaces during ship construction could save considerable labor and material costs.
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.