Announcements

Learn more about Exhibitor Opportunities at the Defense Corrosion Exhibition

The 2019 DoD Allied Nations Technical Corrosion Conference will take place at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK, from Aug. 12-15. The Abstracts deadline has passed. (Click on our Conference link in the scrolling banner for more details.)

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. 

 



Department of Defense Updates General Building Requirements
The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced updates to United Facilities Criteria (UFC) 1-200-01, which provides the general building requirements of the DoD Building Code. These updates include new Corrosion Prevention and Control requirements such as the addition of Environmental Severity Classification and humidity design factors.


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 best to 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. 

Featured Training Programs

Video 1.1.1: Corrosion Prevention and Control Overview

Video 1.1.1: Corrosion Prevention and Control Overview

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