Project Announcement: Enhanced Life Cycle Management via Business Transformation Acceleration Initiative

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia to implement/improve life cycle focused business methodologies, investment strategies, and IT systems rationalization. The specific objectives are to: Rationalize the Department of the Navy’s (DON’s) defense business system portfolio; Develop strategic communications and promote collaboration and information sharing across DON Office and the Department of the […]

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Project Announcement: Advancing Processes for Legacy Component Recycling and Re-Introduction During System Modernization During Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul – Phase III

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia in an ongoing project to demonstrate the advantages of recycling and reuse as a viable sustainment option for assets and systems. Technical solutions will be engineered for maintaining and sustaining the MK 122 Mod 0 warheads that have been relegated to storage. To learn more about […]

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Project Announcement: Battery Cell Deactivation for Improved Safety

The Department of Defense is partnering with industry and academia to identify battery failure mechanisms, which could occur in-use or in storage, leading to cell failure. Once the failure mechanisms have been identified, techniques to mitigate the occurrence or severity of a failure event will be evaluated. Viability from a cost perspective, weighing maintenance and […]

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Project Announcement: Advanced Real-Time Weld Assessment

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia to demonstrate a real-time weld quality monitoring approach that can reliably identify when a defect is forming in a weld. Acoustic sensors with narrow band optical sensors will gather data to improve weld diagnostic capability accuracy. To learn more about this project contact Marc Sharp at […]

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