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Accel Innovation Corporation and Battleship North Carolina Announce Strategic Partnership for Tactical Training and Technology Testing

Accel Innovation Corporation (AIC), a prominent provider of consulting and professional services for cutting-edge dual use technologies, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with the Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina. Renowned as a memorial to the 11,000+ North Carolinians who made the ultimate sacrifice, this collaboration signifies joint efforts to bring a one-stop, full-mission profile training site to our nation’s most elite warfighters, law enforcement, and first responders.  


This strategic partnership brings together AIC's expertise in innovative defense technologies and training needs with the rich maritime legacy embodied by the Battleship North Carolina. Centrally located between Savannah Georgia, Fort Liberty, and Camp Lejeune, the Battleship is easily accessible by land, air, and maritime channels. The collaboration aims to advance tactical training methodologies in a real-world environment and facilitate rigorous testing of state-of-the-art technologies. 


 Key Highlights of the Partnership

• Enhanced Tactical Training: This collaborative effort is designed to elevate the readiness and effectiveness of elite warfighters, law enforcement, and first responders through immersive and realistic training scenarios.  

• Technology Testing and Integration: The steel battleship provides a challenging platform for the testing and evaluation of defense technologies in real-world operational settings.   

• Knowledge Exchange: The partnership will cultivate a dynamic exchange of knowledge and expertise between AIC's esteemed clientele, training organizations, and operational units. 

About Accel Innovation Corporation

AIC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Pinehurst, North Carolina outside of Fort Liberty, home to our Nation’s most deployable and elite forces. Our unique blend of Special Operations and Defense Acquisition experience, coupled with our commitment to connect current technologies with our Nation’s elite provides our clients a significant discriminator.   

I cannot think of a better way to honor the 11,000+ North Carolina’s that paid the ultimate sacrifice, then providing a platform to train, test and evaluate capabilities to avoid others from following in their footsteps.Dean Hoffman, President / Co-Founder of Accel Innovation Corporation 

About USS North Carolina

Battleship North Carolina participated in every major naval offensive in the Pacific theater of operations during World War II, earning 15 battle stars. This authentically restored National Historic Landmark proudly serves as her State’s World War II Memorial to the 11,000+ North Carolinians who made the ultimate sacrifice.  

You can learn more about this strategic partnership and how the facility can be used for tactical training and testing of state of the art technologies.

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