ManTech Launches New R&D Warfare Laboratory at Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane Division, Indiana

March 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM EST

March 6 Open House Showcases ManTech Bringing Digital to the Mission™ For NSWC-Crane with Advanced Warfighter and “Defend Forward” Cyber Capabilities

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. and WASHINGTON, March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech today opens a new Warfare Laboratory at the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane Division, to research and develop advanced weapons systems and cyber warfare capabilities. 

John Mensch, Board President of the WestGate@Crane Authority, will join Matt Tait, President of ManTech’s Mission Solutions & Services (MSS) Group in addressing an open house held to inaugurate the new facility.

The event will be held at 12 p.m. EST at 27548 North 1400 E Suite B in the WestGate@Crane Technology Park in Crane, Indiana.

“By ‘Bringing Digital to the Mission,’ ManTech is working with NSWC-Crane to give America’s Naval warfighters competitive advantage and advance strategic objectives that ensure national security,” says Andrew Twomey, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense for ManTech’s MSS Group. “Our work will span disciplines essential to defense, including the new ‘Defend Forward’ doctrine to defeat cyberattacks at their source.”

The 20,000 square-foot R&D laboratory houses ManTech employees drawn from Crane’s home base of Daviess, Greene and Martin counties, Indiana, and features a cyber node for advanced R&D of cyber combat techniques. High-profile work conducted at the laboratory by ManTech and Crane will also include encryption, GPS development, operational test planning, and R&D in electrical optical and infrared applications. Currently ManTech supports a wide variety of advanced computing, communications and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities for Crane.   

The NSWC-Crane is the world’s third largest naval base by geographic area, responsible for development and support operations including expeditionary warfare systems, fleet maintenance and modernization, radar, power systems, strategic systems, small arms, surface and airborne electronic warfare, night vision systems and undersea warfare.

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