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NSWC Crane displays nanotechnology invention at Military Invention Day, engages students in STEM

Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Corporate Communications  |  May 21, 2019  |  Naval Sea Systems Command


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) personnel participated in the third annual Military Invention Day, presented by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) at the National Museum of American History on May 18.

Thousands visited 33 displays from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Lab alongside the museum’s collections to provide historical context. Technologies such as GPS systems, rear-facing vehicle cameras with sensors, the internet, and duct tape while commonly used today, were first invented for military purposes. Visitors will be up close to the latest technologies the United States military is developing, which may one day be used in everyday life. READ MORE...

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