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Posted on: September 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] NUWC Division Newport, National Contract Management Association hold Industry Days in October


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 September 13, 2022

Release #2258                                                    Point of Contact—Jeffrey Prater (401) 832-2039

NUWC Division Newport, National Contract Management Association will co-host Industry Days in October

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport and the R.I. Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) will co-host the 17th Biannual 2022 Industry Days on Oct. 25 and 26 at the Wyndham Newport Hotel in Middletown, Rhode Island. 

Registration for the two-day event is now open here:

Presentations will cover NUWC Division Newport’s technical program information, long-range plans and strategies, highlighting “What We Do Matters” and near-term procurement requirements. Each of Division Newport’s technical departments will provide a two-year forecast of anticipated procurements as well as initiatives to address future technical, budgetary and performance challenges. This will give businesses insight into potential government projects, as well as the ability to network with government decision makers and industry partners.

A tentative agenda includes the following:

Tuesday, Oct. 25:

  • 8-9 a.m.: Registration and welcoming remarks from Division Newport Commanding Officer Capt. Chad F. Hennings 
  • 9:15-9:30 a.m.: Division Newport overview by Deputy Technical Director John Babb 
  • 9:30-10 a.m.: Contracts Department (Code 02) presentation by Stephen Lamb 
  • 10-10:3 a.m.: Corporate Operations Department (Code 10) presentation
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Undersea Warfare Electromagnetic Systems Department (Code 34) presentation
  • 11:20 a.m.-noon: One-on-one discussions with staff from Codes 10 and 34 
  • Noon-1:30 p.m.: Lunch and keynote address, “What We Do Matters”  
  • 1:30-2:15 p.m.:  Reverse Industry Panel 
  • 2:15-2:50 p.m.: Undersea Warfare Platform and Payload Integration Department (Code 45) presentation
  • 2:50-3:25 p.m.: Undersea Warfare Weapons, Vehicles, and Defensive Systems Department (Code 85) presentation
  • 3:30-4:10 p.m.: One-on-one discussions with staff from Codes 45 and 85 
  • 4:10-4:30 p.m.: Sarah Heard, advocate, NUWC Division Newport’s Small Business Office and wrap-up remarks for Day 1
  • 4:30 -6:30 p.m.: Business social/reception

Wednesday, Oct. 26:

  • 7:30-8:35 a.m.: Registration/networking, NCMA welcoming remarks
  • 8:35-9:10 a.m.: Undersea Warfare Combat Systems Department (Code 25) presentation
  • 9:10-9:45 a.m.: Ranges, Engineering and Analysis Department (Code 70) presentation
  • 9:45-10:25 a.m.: One-on-one discussions with staff from Codes 25 and 70
  • 10:25-11 a.m.: Sensors and Sonar Systems Department (Code 15) presentation
  • 11-11:50 a.m.: One-on-one discussions with staff from Code 15
  • 11:50 a.m.-noon: Closing remarks

For more information, contact Sarah Heard, NUWC Division Newport’s Small Business Office, at

NUWC Newport is the oldest warfare center in the country, tracing its heritage to the Naval Torpedo Station established on Goat Island in Newport Harbor in 1869. Commanded by Capt. Chad Hennings, NUWC Newport maintains major detachments in West Palm Beach, Florida, and Andros Island in the Bahamas, as well as test facilities at Seneca Lake and Fisher's Island, New York, Leesburg, Florida, and Dodge Pond, Connecticut.

Join our team! NUWC Division Newport, one of the 20 largest employers in Rhode Island, employs a diverse, highly trained, educated, and skilled workforce. We are continuously looking for engineers, scientists, and other STEM professionals, as well as talented business, finance, logistics and other support experts who wish to be at the forefront of undersea research and development. Please connect with NUWC Division Newport Recruiting at this site- and follow us on LinkedIn @NUWC-Newport and on Facebook @NUWCNewport.


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