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NSWC Crane names first female technical director

CRANE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division has named Dr. Angie Lewis as its new technical director, which makes her the first female to hold the position. Lewis will serve as senior civilian at Crane, which has more than 3,800 military and government civilians supporting the Navy’s acquisition engineering and technical support.

Lewis has been in various roles at Crane for 13 years, most recently serving as the business director and corporate operations department manager

“As our nation faces some of the toughest challenges we have seen in recent memory, the expertise of our workforce in Strategic Missions, Expeditionary Warfare, and Electronic Warfare will remain a critical component to ensuring the future security of our country. As the first woman to serve in this role, I understand what this milestone represents to future generations and young girls interested in STEM and business fields. It will take passionate people from diverse backgrounds to meet future mission needs”, said Lewis.

Lewis has also served as acting technical director at Crane, overseeing component and system level product engineering. 

“It is my goal to ensure the experts at NSWC Crane have the tools they need to be successful to ensure our Warfighters can do their jobs and come home safe,” said Dr. Lewis.

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