NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER, NEWPORT
McLaughlin Research provides NUWC Newport with an in-depth understanding of Naval Undersea Warfare (USW) research, development, test and evaluation, and operational support requirements gained through on-site experience in Newport dating back to the 1970s under more than 75 prime engineering and technical services contracts, including environmental, technical, and administrative support for the Mission Environmental Planning Program, and more than 50 SeaPort Enhanced task orders awarded to date.
Programs and Services
MRC currently provides high quality support services in Newport in all of our core competency areas, including:
- Engineering and CAD
- Program Management
- Configuration Management
- Information Technology and Assurance
- Environmental and Safety Compliance and Infrastructure
- Technical Documentation
- Graphic Design
- Training and Support
under the following SeaPort Enhanced task orders:
CORPORATE OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT (CODE 10)
MRC provides Programmatic and Technical support services to Code 10 and its divisions—Environmental (Code 1023); Safety (Code 1024); Security (Code 105); and Industrial Support (Code 1022)—for enterprise-wide Environmental, Safety, Occupational Health, and Operational Security Infrastructure and Regulatory Compliance programs, including ISO 14001 Environmental Management System registration, as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N461 (and previously under contracts N66604-12-D-0495, N66604-04-D-0003, and N66604-99-D-0127), including the following: Environmental, occupational health and safety, operational security, and facility-related program management, compliance planning, and risk assessment; ISO 14001 technical support and engineering field work, site inspections/assessments; pollution prevention, hazardous material management, including hazardous waste, waste water, clean air-related permitting; NAVOSH compliance, and reporting support; safety programs, including explosives safety, personal protective, respiratory protection, weight handling equipment, and lock out/tag out programs, and security site inspections/assessments; facility construction/preconstruction support, including Military Construction (MILCON); Navy Ammunition Logistics Code (NALC) inventory and ordnance information management support services; industrial support; training support; data management; program schedule development/maintenance; multi-media graphics.
MRC provides Administrative and Technical services to Code 10 as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order 0013, including support in the following areas: data gathering and analysis; technical writing; preparation of graphic material; data entry; database maintenance and administration; and software maintenance. Additionally, MRC provides administrative research, analysis, and support services and recommendations to the Government in the area of Human Resources, including researching solutions; maintaining, reviewing and assessing compliance with governing guidance; and documenting, preparing, organizing and distributing all forms of communication.
SENSORS AND SONAR SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT (CODE 15)
MRC provides engineering and technical support services for Towed Array Handling Systems as a subcontractor to BAE Systems.
USW COMBAT SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT (CODE 25)
MRC provides engineering and technical support services for Virginia Class Non-Propulsion Electronic System (NPES) Special Projects as a subcontractor to Systems Engineering Associates Corporation.
MRC provides programmatic and technical support services for Combat Control System programs as a subcontractor to Systems Resource Management, Inc.
USW ELECTROMAGNETIC SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT (CODE 34)
MRC provides engineering, technical, and logistics support services for Electromagnetic Warfare systems as a subcontractor to Systems Engineering Associates Corporation.
PLATFORM AND PAYLOAD INTEGRATION DEPARTMENT (CODE 40)
MRC provides Technical and Logistics support services for Submarine Weapon and Countermeasure Launcher systems as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N462 (and previously under N409 through N415, N436 through N440, N450, and N451), including the following: Engineering, logistic, CM, subject matter expert, software application, and presentation and documentation support for horizontal and vertical submarine weapon and countermeasure launch and handling systems in various stages of operation ranging from concept formulation to system enhancements, upgrades, and modification, including design engineering, ORDALT and SHIPALT kit logistic support, system test and evaluation, Fleet technical support, preparation of technical drawing packages, development of technical manuals.
MRC provides Integrated Logistics Support, Technical, and Engineering support services for Cruise Missile Systems, including Tomahawk and Encapsulated Harpoon, and Related Equipment as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N460 (and previously under N443 through N449), including the following: ILS management and analysis, maintenance planning, supply support, technical documentation, facilities planning, warehousing, CM life cycle support services. MRC also provides Technical support services for Tomahawk and Encapsulated Harpoon Cruise Missile Systems (previously provided as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N456), including the following: Depot-level repair and intermediate-level servicing of training/test vehicles, tactical and inert vehicle capsules, volumetric shapes, missile simulators, electronic simulators, and related support equipment; conduct engineering studies; implement design changes; design/build prototypes and replicas; technical documentation; field service training and certification. In addition, MRC provides administrative services in support of the Tomahawk Management Information System (TOMIS) as a subcontractor to SAIC.
MRC provides Engineering, Technical, Configuration Management, and Logistics support services for External Launcher Systems, including Surface Vessel Torpedo Tube Mk 32, as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N459 (and previously under N426 through N429), including the following: Engineering analysis, design/design review, ILS, CM, and engineering/technical documentation services, including engineering analyses, design studies, failure analyses/investigations, and reviews of proposed/existing systems; warehouse/staging facility operation; fabrication of prototype ORDALT kits; ORDALT installation; development of ILS plans; configuration status accounting of ORDALTs; preparation, review, and updating of technical manuals, test plans, engineering drawings, and ORDALT instructions.
USW WEAPONS, VEHICLES, AND DEFENSIVE SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT (CODE 85)
MRC provides Production Engineering, Quality Assurance/Reliability, Configuration Management, and Acquisition Logistics support services for Code 85 Assigned Projects and Programs and Code 40 Related Tasks as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N453 (and previously under contracts N66604-04-D-0415, N66604-99-D-0252, N66604-94-D-A116, N66604-91-D-4290, N66604-89-D-0039, and N66604 86-D-0013), including the following: Production engineering, CM, and reliability/QA services for the full life cycle support of Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedo Programs and related launcher system components, including serving as worldwide CM Manager for all Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedo systems and support equipment; systems analysis and specification development; engineering change development/documentation; engineering drawing development/maintenance; operation of the Torpedo Life Cycle Support Facility Documentation Library, QA planning, inspection and deficiency investigation, and documentation, including test plans; safety assurance; acquisition logistics analysis/planning; presentation support, including graphics and web sites.
MRC provides Engineering and Technical support services for Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedo Systems as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N455 (and previously under N402 through N407, and contracts N66604-01-D-0136, N66604-01-D-1081, N66604-95-D-A279, and N66604-93-D-A742), including the following: Fleet engineering and introductions; reliability and maintainability investigations; torpedo performance anomaly investigations; torpedo in-water test support, and data reduction for in-water runs in the Weapons Analysis Facility (WAF); maintenance procedures analysis and change development/implementation; Fleet operation manual configuration control; Request for Problem Resolution tracking and reporting; DataProbe software support in the WAF; Torpedo Mk 48 software models; training curriculum services, including development, upgrade, and configuration control of Heavyweight/Lightweight training materials, and maintenance/upgrade of Mk 48 ADCAP Post Launch and Lightweight Torpedo Trainers; program technical support; environmental and safety program support; logistics support; security and information technology support.
MRC provides Engineering, Technical, and Functional Administrative Services for U.S. Navy and Allied Nation Torpedo Weapons Systems Programs as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N457 (and previously under N402 through N407, and contracts N66604-04-D-0415, N66604-99-D-0252, N66604-94-D-A116, N66604-91-D-4290, N66604-89-D-0039, and N66604 86-D-0013), including the following: Fleet engineering and introduction support; torpedo reliability and maintainability investigations and improvement support; torpedo performance anomaly investigations; torpedo maintenance procedures analysis and change support; Request for Problem Resolution tracking and reporting; Heavyweight Torpedo Shapes development and maintenance; training curriculum services; program technical support; environmental and safety program support; logistics support; security and information technology support.
MRC provides Engineering and Technical support services for Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Programs as prime contractor under MRC SP-e task order N458 (and previously under N423, and contracts N66604-01-D-0852, N66604-96-D-B536, and N66604-91-D-4682), including the following: Engineering, logistics, analytical, and technical services, including engineering design/design review, systems assessment/evaluation, technical data status accounting, and engineering and technical documentation.