The total funded program of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport exceeded $935 million in 2012.
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The total funded program of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport exceeded $935 million in 2012. Of its total operating budget, more than $581 million was spent by NUWC Newport in payroll, construction, facility support, and local contracts. The command is the largest federal activity in R.I. in terms of personnel and payroll. NUWC Newport’s employee base includes 2,748 government civilian employees and 31 military members with a total gross payroll of over $296 million. Of the full-time government civilian staff, 74 percent are classified as scientists or engineers and approximately 36 percent have graduate degrees. In addition to the government workforce, NUWC Newport contracted for approximately 1,950 work years during …
Rhode Island's Congressional delegation attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday at the state-of-the-art sonar array facility.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) on Tuesday unveiled its new $11 million Maritime Subsurface Sensor Operations Laboratory at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held inside Building 1176 with Rhode Island's Congressional delegates. The 40,000-square-foot, single-story laboratory, located in Middletown off Access Road, had been under construction since July 31, 2009. The facility houses a secure workspace for the testing, refurbishment and maintenance of sonar arrays towed behind submarines, according to information released by NAVSEA, according to a media announcement issued Tuesday. The new addition to the NUWC Newport Division campus, which has been operational for some months now, houses one-of-a-kind equipment for towed arrays, unique …