UNH Ocean Seminar

Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport – In Water Test Facilities

Ryan Beatley, Dillon Fournier, and Greg Mastin

Naval Undersea Warfare Center

Friday, Apr. 21, 2023, 3:10pm
Chase 130

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) Ranges, Engineering, and Analysis Department (Code 70) provides a full spectrum of technical and engineering services and resources for both internal NUWCDIVNPT customers, as well as external U.S. Government, Foreign and industry customers. In support of its research, development, test and evaluation mission, Code 70 operates a variety of unique technical test and evaluation facilities including specific open-water facilities located at the Narragansett Bay Test Facility (NBTF) in Newport, RI; Seneca Lake Sonar Test Facility in Dresden, NY; and the Dodge Pond Acoustic Measurement Facility in Niantic, CT. These facilities provide acoustic testing, system design, installation, fabrication, analysis, equipment and system(s) testing, maintenance, integration, and documentation development services. The facilities are designed to support work in advanced underwater weapons and weapons systems, launcher systems, unmanned underwater vehicles, sensor systems, oceanographic systems, acoustic communications, as well as other surface, subsurface, and aerial systems. The facilities support NUWCDIVNPT, other Department of Defense (DoD) and government agencies, as well as private industry and academic research, development, test, and evaluation projects.


Ryan Beatley – Branch Head and Technical Program Manager for the test facilities, Narragansett Bay Test Facility, Dodge Pond Acoustic Measurement Facility and Seneca Lake Sonar Test Facility.
Dillon Fournier – Facility Manager for the Narragansett Bay Test Facility.
Greg Mastin – Lead Engineer at the Seneca Lake Sonar Test Facility.