United States Navy

Niowave headquarters in Lansing, a converted school built in 1891

Niowave Breakthrough Advances U.S. Navy Free Electron Laser Program

The United States Navy’s goal to have a high-power laser capable of knocking down incoming missiles has taken another step forward in a former elementary school gymnasium in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

Niowave dedication

Niowave Dedicates $10 Million Expansion

On hand to speak at the dedication were both of Michigan’s United States senators, Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, along with Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder, the chief of naval research at the Office of Naval Research, and Michigan State Univeristy Provost Kim Wilcox.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit: detroithistorical.org)

Detroit Museum To Host Navy’s War Of 1812 Display

The National Museum of the United States Navy’s traveling mini-exhibit on the War of 1812 opens this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

Samantha Neirby. (Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University.)

Michigan Tech Student Gets Rare Selection For Submarine Training

A Michigan Technological University student, Samantha Neirby, has become just the third woman Naval officer ever recruited from a college or university to serve on a nuclear submarine.