Tag: Puget Sound Navy Museum

Oct. 10, 2019

Hitting Print: 3D Printing Exhibit at Puget Sound Navy Museum

The Puget Sound Navy Museum's newest exhibit, Hitting Print: Navy On Board With 3D Printing, explores the world of 3D printing, the next frontier of manufacturing.The U.S. Navy uses 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to produce everything from tiny plastic clips to large scale proof of concepts of submarine hulls. Sailors print

March 27, 2017

Hydrofoils: Ships That Fly

The U.S. Navy's fleet of big ships is balanced by a diverse collection of smaller vessels including speedy patrol boats. Of these, hydrofoil patrol boats were some of the most unusual vessels of the U.S. Navy fleet.And now, thanks to the U.S. Navy's first operational hydrofoil, was launched in 1962. Operating from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard,