Remote Valve Actuators. The Limotorque models MX-5 amd MX-10 were removed
from the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) at the end of March, per the contract. AMSEC is
in the process of analyzing the results and will produce a test report in the near future.
Initial ship reports were positive, but AIRLANT has commented tha the actuators need
additional work to reduce the size of the devices and permit more efficient operation.
Upon receipt of the test report, NAVSEA will make a determination regarding fleet use.
ECOTherm High Temperature Insulation.
USS BOXER (LHD-4) deployed in early March 2001. In late February, BBNT, Inc. restored some
of the remaining ECOTherm, but left some at the request of the ship for continued
analysis. BBNT, Inc. will produce a test report and forward it to the Naval Sea Systems
Command (NAVSEA) for a determination regarding fleet use.
NAVSSES has proposed a 2-year project which would require funding that extends into FY02.
MTTC will award a contract when FY00 funding becomes available. SSES and NAVSEA have
provided all required documentation.
Anti Sweat Paint. NAVSEA,
MTTC and GeoCenters have agreed on a statement of work and a work order has been issued to
Boat Davit Improvements.
MTTC and NAVSSES Philadelphia have signed a contract to commence this project. Initially,
engineers will be looking at various new brake materials and corrosion prevention
techniques to see if they are applicable. If so, selected samples will be tested in
Vertical Package Conveyors.
NAVSSES Philadelphia and NAVSEA are currently developing the documentation required to
proceed with this project.
Connectors. Litecom, Inc. under the SBIR, has installed the composite connectors
on the wiring harnesses that were provided to them by MTTC. They have returned these
harnesses to the Navy In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) in Louisville for system
Acutator Cam Pin. The Phalanx ISEA has provided the Statement of Work to MTTC. A
contract to General Dynamics Armament Systems, Burlington VT will be awarded a contract as
soon as an MTTC contract and adequate funding are provided.
Insulation. NAVSEA is currently reviewing the requirements information to confirm
the validity of this project. A decision on whether to proceed is expected in June/July
Insulation Covering. NAVSEA is currently reviewing the requirements inormation to
confirm the validity of this project. A decision on whether to proceed is expected in
Induced Surface Improvement (LISI) of LCAC Lift Fan Blades. All necessary
documentation has been received from the Navy. A contract with ST2, Inc., will be awarded
as soon as an MTTC contract and adequate funding are provided.
Deposition (ESD) In-situ repair of hydraulic rams. All necessary documentation
has been recived from the Navy. A contract with NSWC/Carderock will be awarded as soon as
an MTTC contract and adequate funding are provided.
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opportunities involving Navy fleet maintenance, contact: Dick Gilbert [email protected]