CRANE, Ind. –

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) is hosting its first virtual event on Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry (APBI) June 7-11, 2021. Registration is now live and open to the public.

The APBI event provides detailed information on industry, science, future NSWC Crane technology efforts, criteria, possible contract options, as well as how to do business with NSWC Crane. APBI includes presentations and discussions on how NSWC Crane, industry and academia can work together and build successful partnerships to ensure the future success of Warfighter.

Kelly Siffin, NSWC Crane’s chief of contracting, says APBI will be insightful in 2021.

“We are very pleased to host APBI virtually this year,” says Siffin. “APBI is for those who have and have not worked with NSWC Crane. This event offers interested parties the opportunity to have questions answered directly by experts. “

The APBI series includes eight NSWC Crane leadership meetings that discuss a wide range of topics: Global Deterrence and Defense, Special Warfare and Expeditionary Systems, Spectrum Warfare Systems, Corporate Operations, Small Business, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Contractor Support Services, Priorities in defense modernization, technology transfer and the NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge.

The series takes place online on Microsoft Teams. Click here for the full agenda and here to register

About NSWC crane

NSWC Crane is a naval laboratory and field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) with mission areas in Expeditionary Warfare, Strategic Missions and Electronic Warfare. The Warfare Center is responsible for multi-domain, multi-spectral, and entire lifecycle support for technologies and systems that improve the performance of today’s warfighter.

Join our team! NAVSEA employs a diverse, highly skilled, well educated and skilled workforce – from students and newcomers to experienced professionals and people with disabilities. We support the modern ships, aircraft, weapon systems and computer systems of the Navy and Marine Corps. We’re always looking for engineers, scientists, IT and cyber specialists, and commercial and other support experts to ensure the US Navy can protect and defend America. Please contact NSWC Crane Human Resources at