Welcome aboard Mr. Robert A. Herron

We welcome aboard Mr. Robert A. Herron as the Director of Corrosion Policy and Oversight (CPO) in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. Prior to coming to his current position, he was the engineering supervisor of the Materials Science and Engineering Division in the Army's Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation and Missile Center (CCDC AvMC).

Carderock Paint Researchers Help Extend Life of U.S. Navy Ships
The Corrosion and Coatings Engineering Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division faces a challenge that has cost the U.S. Navy billions of dollars in research and repairs. Engineer Dr. Charles White and Chemist Dr. Kylee Fazende test and evaluate paint and coating products that aim to mitigate corrosion on Navy ships.

DoD Corrosion Office Unveils New Coating Applicator Training
In partnership with industry, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Corrosion Policy and Oversight Office is unveiling two new courses for aerospace engineers and aircraft maintenance technicians who plan, design, and maintain military aircraft.

Sikorsky Upgrades U.S. UH-60s to Prevent Corrosion

Sikorsky is upgrading the U.S. military fleet of UH-60 Black Hawks to fight corrosion, increase the number of available flight days for the rotorcraft in Afghanistan and other deployed areas, and reduce operations and maintenance costs. 


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Video 1.1.1: Corrosion Prevention and Control Overview

Video 1.1.1: Corrosion Prevention and Control Overview

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