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Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division attended the Marine Sustainability Technology and Innovation Consortium General Membership Meeting July 25-27, 2022 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

More than 175 attendees from NSWCPD, MSTIC and Advanced Technology International (ATI) attended two days of presentations and briefings to discuss Navy and industry needs, and had one-on-one meetings with industry and Navy officials. Attended 1 meeting.

NSWCPD Commander Lt. Dana Simon explained how MSTIC relates to the Navy’s vision.

“This is a great opportunity for us (NSWCPD) and a great opportunity for the Navy. I think,” said Simon.

William Deligne, executive director of organizer MSTIC, said the purpose of the conference was to bring together traditional and non-traditional defense manufacturers and solution providers, as well as leading researchers from academia, to explore the surface, subsurface and We discussed providing innovative technical solutions to address security threats in the air. , terrestrial, coastal, and expeditionary environments.

Alicia McPeters, contracting officer for NSWCPD and contracting officer for MSTIC OT (other trades) contracts, shared OTA award status.

“We started planning for MSTIC, and in June 2020 we used the OT Authority as another way to buy.This year we awarded our first two projects,” said McPeters.

According to MSTIC’s website (, “OTA enables rapid acquisition of much-needed technology in a variety of sectors including shipbuilding, weapons, satellites, medical devices and electromagnetic spectrum technology.”

Liberty Tech Bridge Director Michael Lavery explained how Tech Bridge helps industry partners.

“The key behind Tech Bridge is industry engagement. …you (industry) can develop them and the government can choose to buy the technology,” said Lavery.

Thomas Perotti, Executive Director of the NAVSEA Naval Systems Engineering and Logistics Directorate (SEA 05), former NSWCPD Technical Director, and keynote speaker at the MSTIC General Assembly, collectively leveraged the MSTIC OTA to accelerate and innovate. I’ve highlighted how to solve some problems in general. Navy’s most difficult task.

“One example is the reliability, serviceability and availability of our ship systems as the Navy continues to expand into the world of digitized machines.”

MSTIC hopes to use OTA to create a streamlined process to award the contract awards needed to foster naval innovation and maritime superiority across the fleet.

NSWCPD employs approximately 2,800 civilian engineers, scientists, technicians and support personnel. The NSWCPD team conducts research and development, testing and evaluation, acquisition support, operational and logistics engineering of non-nuclear machinery, ship mechanical systems, and related equipment and materials for naval surface ships and submarines. NSWCPD is also the leading organization providing cybersecurity for all ship systems.

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