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NIWC Atlantic develops prototype app for Navy divers
April 1, 2019
— A Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic team recently completed an Automated Dive Profile Data Transmission and Synchronization prototype aimed at streamlining the dive logging process for Navy dive units. La’Keisha Williams, NIWC Atlantic Science and Technology principle investigator, led the year-long management effort on the prototype, which attempts to transition Navy divers to an entirely digital platform for records keeping. ...
SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic’s Name Changes to Naval Information Warfare Center
February 14, 2019
— Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has announced it will change the names of its Echelon III systems centers, SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C. and SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific in San Diego, Calif., to Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic and Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, respectively. The changes will be effective Feb. 18, 2019. The new language “Naval Information Warfare Center,” with the acronym NIWC, (pronounced Nī' wick) will apply to the names of all Naval Information Warfare Center sites falling under NIWC Atlantic and NIWC Pacific worldwide...
SSC Atlantic names 2018 Employees of the Year
December 22, 2018
— Nine civilian employees from SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic were recognized with Employee of the Year honors and two Sailors as Service Members of the Year during a Dec. 14 ceremony at the center’s Charleston campus. Led by SSC Atlantic Commanding Officer Capt. Wesley Sanders and Executive Director Chris Miller, the awards ceremony included participation from SSC Atlantic’s New Orleans, Louisiana; Hampton Roads, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Tampa, Florida locations via video teleconference...
SSC Atlantic’s CERF Lab trains employees for less
September 6, 2018
— Since its grand opening a little more than a year ago, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) Lab is building a more technically proficient workforce and earning accolades for creativity, cost savings and training effectiveness...
SSC Atlantic, FAA roll out C-17 compatible, large mobile air traffic control tower
August 6, 2018
— Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic engineers, Airmen from 437th Aerial Port Squadron and officials from the Federal Aviation conducted a test load of a large mobile air traffic control tower (LMATCT) onto a C-17 Globemaster III July 26, 2018, at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base. The test represented a significant milestone between the FAA and SSC Atlantic in their collaborative efforts to roll out three LMATCT platforms by Fiscal Year 2019, replacing older models originally constructed in the 1990s. ...
SSC Atlantic, Lowcountry inspires next generation through STEM camp
August 1, 2018
— Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic, in collaboration with Trident Technical College, hosted more than 100 girls from four Lowcountry school districts for the seventh annual Girls Day Out (GDO) at Trident and College of Charleston campuses July 26-28, 2018. Girls Day Out is a camp designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career fields to rising eighth and ninth grade girls with the goal of showcasing the diverse options available in the workforce following high school. ...
SPAWAR employees receive high honors from National Society of Black Engineers
July 17, 2018
— The National Society of Black Engineers recently recognized two Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command employees for success in their careers and in their communities. SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific supervisory engineer Jimmie Williams II and SSC Atlantic systems engineer Sierra Williams won 2018 Golden Torch Awards. Jimmie Williams was honored for Lifetime Achievement in Government, while Sierra Williams was recognized as Professional Member of the Year. ...
Bringing STEM to JB Charleston youth
August 16, 2017
— Members of Joint Base Charleston hosted STEM Day, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics event for children ages 10 to 18 years old, at the Air Base Chapel Annex Aug. 14.The event taught local youth about different military career fields that use science, technology, engineering and mathematics.“This was an excellent opportunity to show...
SPAWAR’s Cybersecurity Summer Camp Expands
June 29, 2017
— For the fifth year in a row, students from Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester county school districts in South Carolina beat the summer heat by participating in a cybersecurity camp. This year the camp was held at Burke High School of Charleston County and sponsored by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. More than 30 SSC...
FIRST Robotics Programs Challenge Local Students to Discover the Wild World of Animals
September 14, 2016
— Approximately 350 students attended the 2016 Charleston Area Regional “FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kick-off” on September 6, at the South Carolina Aquarium. The event was presented by the South Carolina FLL, SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic and South Carolina Aquarium in collaboration with Boeing and Hanahan Recreation and Parks. The mission of...