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Unique Chamber Brings Real-World Corrosion Test Capabilities to Air Force Research Lab
Aircraft corrosion is a multi-faceted issue that requires more than a simple, one-dimensional approach. To enable Air Force Research Laboratory personnel to arrive at a complete picture and find out how to best protect valuable military assets, a unique solution was required.
Coast Guard Academy Begins New Study of Corrosion Rates on USS Arizona
In the summer of 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) began a new three-year analysis of corrosion rates on the venerable naval battleship, USS Arizona, which currently rests at the bottom of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The submerged ship serves as a hallowed tomb for 1,102 of the 1,177 men who died aboard her after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. 
DoD Facilities Experts Can Access New Resources and Training on the Whole Building Design Guide
With support from the DoD Corrosion Office, the Whole Building Design Guide has published new informational resources and an environmental severity classification tool to help facilities experts stay current on best practices in corrosion prevention and control.
Repellent Research: Navy Develops Ship Coatings to Reduce Fuel, Energy Costs
It can repel water, oil, alcohol and even peanut butter. And it might save the U.S. Navy millions of dollars in ship fuel costs, reduce the amount of energy that vessels consume and improve operational efficiency.