Walker had long been interested in additive manufacturing as a way to build complex parts quicker and cheaper, so when NAWCWD
got a new 3-D printer in September and was looking for projects to use it on, he was quick to offer up the ramjet.
Work under the contract will be carried out at NAWCWD
, China Lake, California, US, and is scheduled to be completed in May 2021.
Dave Janiec, director of the Software and Mission Systems Integration Department, and Joan Johnson, NAWCWD
executive director, support the discussion.
Mike Sullivan Technology Development Manager with the Office of Research and Technology Applications, NAWCWD
Naval Museum of Armament and Technology at NAWCWD China Lake, Calif
The] VVall eye's 50th anniversary was a time to reflect on the true meaning of that weapon," said Scott O'Neil, NAWCWD executive director.
is the Navy's principal research, development, test and evaluation, and in-service engineering agency for air warfare and missile weapon systems.
The NAWCWD is the only California-based facility selected.
The purpose of the Act is to explore initiatives for cooperation between facilities like the NAWCWD with universities and other private sector organizations.
Project Sirius will help NAVAIR find new ways to support our ultimate customer -- the warfighter," added NAWCWD Commander Capt.
Attending today's meetings were representatives of surrounding cities and counties, and representatives of federal, state and county public officials, including Jon McQuiston, Kern County First District Supervisor, whose district includes the operations at NAWCWD.
The Navy search and rescue team assigned to NAWCWD
China Lake delivered a late Christmas present to Ruben and Crystal Arroyo on 28 December 2009 as the crew saved the couple's teenage son, who was lost in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains after he spent the night alone in sub-freezing temperatures.