Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War is a collective effort by the staff of the National Museum of American History and others. Exhibitions are complex undertakings, and the history represented here is an interpretation of historical evidence informed by knowledge and experience.

Exhibition Curator: Barton Hacker

Exhibition Co-curators: Paul F. Johnston, Margaret Vining

Research and Graphics: Kathleen Golden, Jennifer Jones, David Miller, and Frank Thompson (Naval Historical Center)

Technical Advisors: Capt. Peter Boyne USN (Ret.), Capt. John Shilling USN (Ret.) (Naval Submarine League)

Project Manager: Eleanor Boyne

Design: Design and Production Incorporated in collaboration with Museum Design Associates, Inc.

Production and Installation: Design and Production Incorporated

Software Production: Design and Production Incorporated in collaboration with Presearch Incorporated, Sonalysts Studios, and Empire Video

Web Site Design and Production: Grafik Marketing Communications, Ltd.

Fast Attack silhouette: Courtesy Rich Bishop

Boomer silhouette: Courtesy Rich Bishop, Explore! Magazine

Museum Support Services: Offices of Exhibits Audio/Visual and Services; Facilities Planning and Management; Collection Management and Preservation Services; Curatorial Affairs; Administrative Services; External Affairs; Publications; Design and Public Space Planning; Program Production; Education and Visitor Services; Accessibility Program; and Imaging, Printing, and Photographic Services

The National Museum of American History is grateful to the many submarine commands, organizations and individuals, both active and retired, of the U.S. Navy and its contractors whose technical support, advice, and hard work helped make this exhibition possible.

Funding for this exhibition has been provided by the National Submarine Centennial Committee through the Naval Submarine League and some of its members:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

General Dynamics

McDermott/BWX Technologies, Inc.; Raytheon Company; Science Applications International Corporation

Newport News Shipbuilding

Naval Submarine League, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Sonalysts, Inc.

Bechtel National, Inc.; GNB Technologies; Kollmorgen Electro-Optical; L-3 Communications Corporation; Marine Mechanical Corporation; Sargent Controls & Aerospace; TRW; Westinghouse Government Services Company

Applied Research Lab-Penn State; CAE Electronics, Inc.; Digital System Resources, Inc.; DRS Technologies, Inc.; DynCorp; GTE Corporation; Ingersoll-Dresser Pump; Logicon, a Northrop Grumman Company; Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.; Universal Studios; USEC Inc.

Analysis & Technology, Inc.; Applied Mathematics, Inc.; DC Fabricators Inc.; Dynamics Research Corporation; EG&G; FLO-TORK, INC.; Hamilton Standard Space & Sea Systems; Navy Federal Credit Union; Presearch Incorporated; Treadwell Corporation


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