Success Stories

10/25 2022

General Dynamics BIW creating toolsets to improve manufacturing planning, construction and testing activity efficiencies and performance

2024-02-02T08:23:14-05:00October 25th, 2022|Success Stories|

This technology and process is estimated to result in cost reductions for diagram development and maintenance, production rework, and engineering and design rework for a savings of $924K per DDG hull.

8/1 2022

DAT supports efforts to detect and monitor drug trafficking vessels

2024-02-02T08:23:31-05:00August 1st, 2022|Success Stories|

As part of the SCOUT Experimentation Campaign, ATI’s Demonstration and Assessment Team (DAT) supported the JIATF-South’s efforts to detect and monitor suspected illicit drug trafficking vessels off the coast of Virginia in July.

7/7 2022

Celebrating a year of innovative sustainment solutions to address security threats in maritime environments

2024-02-02T08:23:32-05:00July 7th, 2022|Success Stories|

The Maritime Sustainment Technology and Innovation Consortium (MSTIC) launched in June 2021 with more than 120 signed member organizations. Today, MSTIC has more than doubled its membership since the award, serving the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) with over 285 active members made up of traditional and nontraditional federal contractors, small and large businesses, for-profit and nonprofit entities, and academia.

5/25 2022

Nontraditional IWRP Consortium member sees successful prototype transition into production

2024-02-02T08:23:52-05:00May 25th, 2022|Success Stories|

In FY21, NIWC Atlantic transitioned 9 successful Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium OTA prototypes into production awards with nontraditional IWRP Consortium members leading five of those efforts. Since September 2020, NIWC Atlantic has transitioned a total of 13 prototypes into production awards with a ceiling value over $636M, capitalizing on the streamlined process of OTAs to move through prototyping directly into production.

5/11 2022

CADS: Search alloy options by mechanical properties

2024-02-02T08:23:53-05:00May 11th, 2022|Success Stories|

Before the Casting Alloy Data Search (CADS) tool, casting suppliers lacked a way to efficiently identify casting design options that would meet requirements. The American Foundry Society (AFS), through the American Metalcasting Consortium's Innovative Casting Technologies (ICT) program, has continued to improve CADS by adding a mechanical property slide bar search.

4/26 2022

Forging furnace improvements with ceramic coatings

2024-02-02T08:23:55-05:00April 26th, 2022|Success Stories|

Forging furnace fuel consumption, constant refractory maintenance and unscheduled downtime are significant cost drivers for the forging process. A Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium project led by Thermal Coating Solutions in partnership with ITC Coatings, installed ITC Coating on two partner forging furnaces, resulting in reductions in fuel consumption from both plants.

3/9 2022

AMC’s ICON wins 2020 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award

2024-02-02T08:23:59-05:00March 9th, 2022|Success Stories|

The American Metalcasting Consortium's (AMC) Integrated Casting Ordering Network (ICON) won the 2020 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award, announced at the Defense Manufacturing Conference in Colorado in December!

2/23 2022

RISE: Accelerating energy and infrastructure modernization

2024-02-02T08:24:00-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Success Stories|

ATI established the Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium™ based on a recognized need to address climate and energy security crises. ATI assumed a leadership position and partnered with industry expert Converge Strategies, LLC to establish RISE and to help align industry and stakeholder efforts to accelerate energy and infrastructure modernization.

2/2 2022

NSTIC: Containerized Littoral Launch System

2024-02-02T08:24:17-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Success Stories|

Recently, NSTIC awarded a project for a Containerized Littoral Launch System, which provides surface-to-surface missile capability to littoral combat ships. This launcher technology supports the Navy’s efforts to help increase survivability and lethality of its ships, and help protect and defend against enemy warships.

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