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  • The Picatinny Sound Off Episode 1

    The Picatinny Sound Off is a quarterly video that highlights information about Picatinny

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  • Engineers receive award for redesign of mortar packaging

    Six Picatinny Arsenal engineers recently won an award for the redesign of 60 mm smoke and illumination mortar packaging that both saves the Army money and allows Soldiers quicker access to the rounds during battles. The engineers were awarded the 2014 National Institute of Packaging, Handling, and Logistics Engineers (NIPHLE) Best in Show Award. According to its website, the NIPHLE is a group of professionals whose interests in the practice of distribution and logistics is a common bond, with the objective of improving communication between practitioners in related areas of endeavor.

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  • Breaking new ground, joint service team uses 3-D printing to test equipment

    In an effort to better monitor the structural health of military equipment, Picatinny Arsenal and engineers from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst have recently teamed up to embed 3-D printed metal parts with internal sensors. "Currently, the Navy's structural health monitoring is limited to external sensors," explained Denise Orthner, Sensor Embedding for Additive Manufacturing Team lead from NAWCAD Lakehurst. Additive manufacturing is another term for 3-D printing.

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  • ARDEC dedicates new propellant facility to WWII veteran, John Amerspek

    In honor of World War II veteran and former Picatinny senior manager John P. Amerspek, Picatinny Arsenal held a building dedication ceremony on June 15 for its new propellant complex. The John P. Amerspek Propellant Development Complex is a research, development test and evaluation facility. It will allow scientists and engineers to research and develop the next generation of gun propellants from modeling and simulation through manufacturing and performance testing of small, medium and large caliber propellants.

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