Defense Partnerships

IU SoIC, NSWC Crane sign ‘smart tech’ research and development agreement

Wednesday marked another red-letter day in terms of collaboration between Indiana University and Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane, as a “smart tech” R&D agreement was signed between the facility and IU’s School of Informatics and Computing. Research conducted under the pact will help integrate modern “smart” technology into current systems vital to the nation’s defense…. Read more »

Photos from today’s reception featuring personnel from the new USS Indiana submarine

Today, U.S. Navy Commander Jesse J. Zimbauer and Master Chief Petty Officer Lafrederick O. Herring of the new USS Indiana nuclear submarine visited the university’s display of the World War II battleship USS Indiana at Memorial Stadium. They spoke about the progress of the submarine, its christening ceremony scheduled for April 2017 and its expected commissioning in 2018…. Read more »

You’re invited to meet personnel from the new USS Indiana nuclear submarine Tuesday, Jan. 10

The name USS Indiana lives on as a nuclear submarine bearing the title will be christened in April 2017, with expected commissioning in 2018. Innovate Indiana is hosting a public reception for personnel of that vessel at the Bloomington campus on Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. U.S. Navy Commander Jesse J. Zimbauer and Master Chief… Read more »

IPFW, Indiana National Guard launch innovative leadership partner program

It’s being called the first collaboration of its kind in Indiana — one that brings higher education and the military together to grow student skills ranging from leadership, ethical behavior and civic engagement to cultural awareness, critical thinking and problem solving. Announced earlier this fall, the partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and the… Read more »