Maritime Technology Information Center Opens

Wednesday, April 18, 2007
It may lack a hull and a propeller, but the newly built Maritime Technology Information Center is destined to play an important role in the fleet’s future, said Tom Warring, center spokesman. The maritime technology information center is located on a campus filled with unique Navy research and design facilities, including the David Taylor Model Basin where artificial waves test the ocean-going stability of ship designs. Built for $12 million, the 50,000-square-foot conference center features state-of-the-art audio-visual technology. Planned down to the tiniest detail over five years, it allows Navy, industry and academia to easily share information and data about ships, ship systems and maritime engineering. Source: Gazette

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