Division Newport provides the technical foundation that enables the conceptualization, research, development, fielding, modernization, and
maintenance of systems that ensure our Navy’s undersea superiority.
Division Newport is responsible, cradle to
grave, for all aspects of the systems under its charter, and is engaged in
efforts ranging from participation in
fundamental research to the
support of evolving operational capabilities in the Fleet.
The major thrust of Division Newport’s activities is in applied research and
With headquarters in Rhode Island, Division
Newport operates detachments at West Palm Beach, Florida, and Andros Island in
the Bahamas. Remote test facilities are located at Seneca Lake and Fisher’s
Island in New York, and Dodge Pond, Connecticut.