US Navy Division Adds DMLS Technology to Additive Manufacturing Laboratory in Florida

There are many applications for 3D printing in the US Navy, from making small components like bolts to parts for large warships. Now, the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division…

Office of Naval Research Moves to Ramp Up 3D Printing Activities

In the next couple of weeks, the US Navy says they plan to outline their future plans and requirements for additive manufacturing technology to bolster “fleet readiness,” and the Office…

NAVAIR Has Big Plans for Additive Manufacturing: flight-critical components, explosives & more

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has big plans. Obviously, as the Maryland-based organization provides the US Navy with “full life-cycle support of naval aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by Sailors…

U.S. Navy Installs 3D Printer On Their First Ship, The USS Essex

For years now the U.S. Army has been working with 3D printers, mostly from an experimental point of view, but in some cases using them in actual combat zones, to…