Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) - Aircraft Division - Patuxent River

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Technology Transfer Office
22347 Cedar Point Road
Patuxent River, MD 20670-1606
United States

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Description

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAVAIRWARCENACDIV) was established in October 1993 as a result of a reorganization of five predecessor Navy research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) centers. NAWCAD hosts unique R&D aircraft systems laboratories and test facilities, serving the needs of the U.S. Navy, as well as other services, federal agencies, foreign customers, and commercial entities. The complex at Patuxent River, Md. ( NAVAIRWARCENACDIV) includes research and engineering disciplines of systems engineering, air vehicles, propulsion, avionics, crew systems, and test and evaluation. Life cycle communications expertise for multiple platforms resides at the St. Inigoes, Md. annex. The Key West, Fla. detachment provides testing of developmental anti- submarine warfare hardware in the open ocean environment.

Mission

NAVAIRWARCENACDIV is the principal research, development, test,

evaluation and fleet support activity for manned and unmanned Naval

aircraft for the Navy and Department of Defense (DoD) This includes:

  • Air Vehicles
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Avionics
  • Mission Systems
  • Human Systems
  • Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Landing Systems Air Traffic
  • Control Communications Ship/Shore/Air Operations Training Systems

Additionally, NAVAIRWARCENACDIV provides support as needed to other

Naval Commands, DoD activities, Federal Agencies, and Coalition forces

in response to national security needs.

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Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS)
Electro-Optic System Development Lab
Electro-Optics/Visual Lab
Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)
Electromagnetic Interface Testing Facility
Elevated Fixed Platform Test Facility
Environmental Physiology and Human Performance
Environmental Testing
Facilities for Antenna and RCS Measurements (4.5.5)
Firing Tunnel

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