Section: navy

NSWC Crane Hosts NIUVT to Conduct Innovation Ecosystem Collaboration

Article originally published by Sarah K. Miller, NSWC Crane Corporate Communications CRANE, Ind. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted the National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT) to conduct innovation ecosystem collaboration. Several ecosystem partners attended, including representatives from the Office of Navy Research (ONR), other Navy laboratories, NavalX Tech Bridges, […]

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Erik Brine Makes Waves at National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology

Article originally published in UConn Today by Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research. As an Air Force pilot for over two decades, Erik Brine has served his country from thousands of feet in the air. Now Brine is focused on research and development activities to safeguard our national defense from the depths […]

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UConn Researchers Advance Submarine Power

A team of engineers led by UConn engineering professors Yang Cao and Ali Bazzi is conducting groundbreaking research on electric propulsion, moving the U.S. Navy closer to a shift in how submarines are powered. With funding from the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Energy, the researchers are developing electrical insulation for use in […]

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Submarine Engineers Simulate Real-Time Conditions to Test Key Components

Existing laboratory test methods don’t allow submarine engineers to test how a motor will vibrate in real-world conditions on a ship at sea, so designers take the conservative approach to prepare for the worst. But a team of UConn engineers has developed a method to test vibrating, manufactured components, using actuators and shake tables, sensors, and […]

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UConn Professor Finds New Way to Test Submarine Parts for Vibration

By Julia Bergman Day staff writer It goes without saying that being able to move around quietly is key to a submarine’s stealth. The Navy has continued to develop ways to make submarines more stealthy such as quieter machinery and a new hull coating to better absorb sound. And now, a University of Connecticut professor […]

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