3d printing navy

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…

3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones,…

3D Printing at the Pentagon: US Navy Hosts 3D Print-a-thon to Showcase Latest Innovations and Technology

3D printing has been making a major impact on military organizations all over the world, from land to sky and sea. The technology has definitely been playing a big part in the…

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces…

On-Demand 3D Printing to Impact Navy Fleets in the Near Future

3D printing technology has various militaries across the world eagerly standing at attention, many of which are researching and aiding in future technological developments. The United States Navy has been…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 21

This week’s news includes much about the business side of 3D printing. Alexander Daniels, a Birmingham, England-based recruiting firm, has added a new division focused on 3D printing, and PostProcess Technologies and…

South Korea To Enter ShipBuilding—of the 3D Printed Sort—in Industrial City of Ulsan

Some of my best friends have an older son who has been on a Naval ship for the better part of a year. While they rarely know his exact location,…

NAVSEA’s Dahlgren Division Continues to Emphasize Benefits of 3D Printing, Holds Print-a-Thon

It’s certainly no military secret that the Navy is a fan of 3D printing–and their commitment and mastery of the technology continues to grow from bases to ships. While there…

Inovati Kinetic Metallization Process to Help Navy Restore Worn Parts

The United States Navy is a massive military organization that requires a tremendous amount of money and personnel to keep operating at peak efficiency. Currently it is the largest naval…

Royal Navy Launching 3D Printed SULSA Drones Off of Naval Ship

The HMS Mersey is a River-class, patrol vessel in the British Royal Navy, and she was one of three vessels commissioned to replace five Island-class patrol vessels. Named for the…

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…

3D Systems Working with Navy to Evaluate & Fulfill Strategic 3D Printing Initiatives  

While the general public is getting the point that 3D printing is a valid technology progressing on an almost daily basis, we all still tend to sit up and take note…

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…

United States Navy Considers 3D Printers Aboard Ships

3D Printing is inching its way into into the lives of millions of people. From doctors, to manufacturers, to the Military, 3D printing is being used for a variety of…