Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport Division

Laboratory Coordinator:
Gregory Vandiver
610 Dowell Street 
Keyport, WA 98345-7610


KP01 Pacific USW T&E Range and Test Facility Operations 

Provides the real estate, capital equipment, human resources and skills, and processes required for operations of Division undersea warfare (USW) Test facilities including the Pacific Northwest Ranges, Division environmental test facilities and range and test facilities located with Division detachments at San Diego and Hawaii. Enables the conduct of experimentation, test and evaluation and training operations for the purpose of obtaining critical data for analysis of USW system performance, reliability and readiness. Supports conduct of operations utilizing fixed ranges and land-based test facilities, and remote testing in threat representative littoral and deep water environments through the use of portable test and evaluation (T&E) systems. 

KP02 Independent USW Systems Test and Evaluation and Experimentation 

Provides acquisition and development managers with independent assessments of performance and reliability of undersea warfare (USW) systems and components. Includes skilled personnel for translation of critical test objectives into executable tests, development of test strategies and methods, architecting test plans, executing operations, and performing post-test evaluation of the data. Utilizes highly specialized analysts and specialized tools for the purposes of making acquisition and material support recommendations to decision makers. Includes the ability to support Joint collaborative test and evaluation (T&E) events.


KP03 USW Weapons and Vehicles Range and Environmental Test Systems 

Provides the skilled personnel, facilities, and processes required for the development, acquisition, application, and support of test and evaluation technology used for the Division’s Pacific Northwest Range and land-based environmental test operations. These systems are used to accomplish high-fidelity, precision test measurement and analysis of undersea warfare (USW) weapon systems and components. Includes the design, integration, modernization, and improvement of test systems required to support torpedo and undersea vehicle test and evaluation (T&E) requirements spanning the full spectrum of the life cycle from science and technology (S&T) to full operational test and evaluation (FOT&E). 


KP04 Torpedo and Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 

Provides facilities, capital and test equipment, skilled personnel and processes required for the maintenance, repair, and upgrade of torpedoes and unmanned undersea vehicles. This capability provides for the conduct of Intermediate Maintenance processes for upgrades and turnaround of all US Navy torpedoes and vertical launch antisubmarine rocket (ASROC), undersea targets, and unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs); installation and maintenance of countermeasures; and maintenance and repair of undersea mines. The overhaul and limited repair of the associated electronic, electro-mechanical, and mechanical components and systems require teams of highly skilled mechanics, technicians, logisticians, and engineering personnel as well as unique specialized industrial facilities. It also includes the unique facilities and processes for maintenance, storage, and handling of ordnance. 


KP05 Obsolescence Management

Provides the expertise and knowledge to formulate warfare center obsolescence engineering/custom engineered solutions policies; develop and manage standards, analysis tools, and processes; and provide these to the warfare centers to support logistics and acquisition communities in performing analysis to extend service life and lower life-cycle costs of in-service components, systems and platforms. This includes performing predictive obsolescence management; technical analysis and engineered solutions to mitigate current/future obsolescence problems; development and application of emerging repair and maintenance technologies; and affordable, rapid repair and manufacturing for resolution of unanticipated logistics requirements. This capability includes skilled personnel with specialization in component obsolescence research, reverse engineering commercial/emerging technology application/adaptation, hardware design and integration, and material qualification. 


KP06 Undersea Warfare Systems Material Depot 

Provides facilities, capital equipment, processes, and skilled personnel required to sustain Navy Undersea Warfare (USW) Material readiness by ensuring material availability through Navy and Defense material stock systems. The Division maintains technical capability to repair a broad base of legacy and state-of-the-art, electronic, mechanical and electromechanical devices. This involves performing depot level repair, overhaul, test and/or calibration of systems, sub-assemblies, and components required for material support of in-service systems. Depot maintenance activities are managed by the DoD Joint Depot Maintenance Advisory Group (JDMAG). Requirements and workload for this capability are determined through naval supply material requirement projections and similar processes of other material supply agencies. Depot capability is established, certified, and maintained in accordance with Program technical requirements and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) certification processes. 


KP07 Torpedo and Unmanned Undersea Vehicles ISE and ILS 

Provides the personnel knowledge and skills, analysis tools, facilities and processes for performing in-service engineering and integrated logistics support for the Navy’s surface and air-launched torpedoes, vertical launch antisubmarine rocket (ASROC) systems, undersea vehicles including undersea targets and unmanned undersea vehicles; and integrated logistics support for heavyweight torpedoes. Capabilities include engineering and technical specialists with the skills and knowledge to monitor and maintain system readiness and reliability goals, and to provide the Fleet and program maintenance activities with the processes and tools for effective employment and maintenance of the systems. Includes implementing programs to maintain or improve system material reliability and availability, and development or recommendation of engineering changes to maintain or improve system supportability. Provide like functions for foreign military sales cases. 


KP08 Submarine USW Systems ISE and ILS 

Provides the personnel knowledge and skills, facilities and processes for performing life cycle engineering and acquisition support, integrated logistics support (ILS) and waterfront technical support for systems as assigned for U.S. Navy submarines. Includes maintaining processes and personnel certifications for installing ship alterations (SHIPALTs) using alteration installations teams (AITs). Also includes maintaining personnel with requisite system technical and process knowledge in in-service engineering disciplines to monitor, assess and maintain system readiness and material availability to meet system and program goals. 


KP09 Theater USW Systems 

Provide laboratory facilities, equipment, processes, and skilled personnel to perform full-spectrum engineering, logistics and Fleet support for Carrier Strike Group undersea warfare combat and sonar systems. Includes requirement definition, system development, and full-service in-service engineering and integrated logistics support for the Carrier Tactical Support Center (CV-TSC) and related systems. Also includes in-service engineering, logistics, and fleet support for Undersea Warfare Decision Support System (USW-DSS). 


KP10 Fleet Training and Training Management Systems 

Provides full spectrum engineering, logistics and Fleet support for assigned Fleet computer-based training systems, training and job performance support and applications, and shipboard non-tactical data and application management systems supporting Fleet individual skill training, qualification and job task performance requirements. Training systems and applications are delivered across the individual training continuum spanning U.S. Navy training centers, schoolhouses and deployed training and job task performance onboard ships. Includes the personnel, facilities, and tools for the design, fielding, and support of electronic classrooms; and portable, computer-based training devices for shipboard use. Includes the personnel, facilities, and tools. It also includes the development, deployment, integration, test, and support of electronic classrooms, computer-based training applications, training curriculum, training management systems, and shipboard non-tactical data management application systems. 


KP11 Integrated Product Support for Surface and Undersea Systems 

In support of Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters (NAVSEA HQ) and acquisition program offices, and in collaboration with assigned design and in-service engineering agents, provide comprehensive and standardized acquisition and life cycle logistics product support design interface, engineering, program administration and metadata analysis to conduct performance assessments of acquisition and life cycle logistics policies and process oversight. Perform engineering, technical and quality assurance support to the Navy Special Emphasis Programs (NSEP); Level I and Deep Submergence System-Scope of Certification (DSS-SOC) Host Submarine (HOSUB) and Dry Deck Shelter (DDS) stock programs. Perform Navy allowance and outfitting calculation approval supporting NAVSEA outfitting account solvency and compliance requirements. Perform configuration management for assigned systems and manage the qualification and training standards and information technology (IT) infrastructure for NAVSEA configuration management processes within the boundaries of NAVSEA's authorized ship level Configuration Status Accounting (CSA) program. Supports Navy and DoD material quality assessment and contractor past performance systems. 


KP12 Central Design Agent for Navy and NAVSEA Corporate Logistics Data Systems 

Provide capabilities to establish requirements, develop, maintain, operate and host information and data systems which support execution and analysis of Navy logistics and maintenance programs. For assigned Central Design Agent (CDA) roles, provide and host applications for Navy logistics and maintenance data systems that include shipyards, material outfitting, configuration management (as well as management of supplier performance and product quality), and process management systems. CDA capabilities includes providing skilled personnel responsible to review and recommend changes to the maintenance and logistics enterprise architecture and assist in determining the most efficient hosting of legacy logistics applications to the future Navy business system architecture. 


KP13 Ships Planned Maintenance System 

Provide management of the development and deployment of Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA’s) Planned Maintenance System (PMS) in accordance with reliability centered maintenance principles and requirements for carriers, surface ships, and submarines. Provide oversight/direction for PMS, coordination of PMS tasks with supporting maintenance and technical organizations, and performance of assigned maintenance effectiveness reviews for evaluation of PMS. This capability continuously collects data and publishes information and analysis that allow the ships maintenance community to manage the availability and readiness of Navy platforms. 


KP14 NAVSEA Operating Materials and Supplies (OM&S) Management 

In support of Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters (NAVSEA HQ) provide comprehensive and standardized OM&S policy, procedures, oversight, validation, audit and execution management for the NAVSEA Enterprise, to include both the Navy Working Capital Fund and General Fund Activities. Provide centralized management of NAVSEA Warfare Centers and General Fund Enterprise Operating Materials and Supplies (OM&S) in support of meeting Navy audit readiness. Responsible for the development of processes, functions and audit requirements to support the day to day operations of OM&S warehousing facilities. Maintain accurate accountability of OM&S in Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (N-ERP) and provide OM&S logistical support operations at multiple locations. Provide expertise in Navy equipment, life cycle logistics, supply, warehousing and distribution processes, procedures and techniques. Other Government and Commercial off the Shelf automated lifecycle logistics, N-ERP, maintenance, warehousing, and transportation management systems and other systems developed in the future.