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Surface Combat Systems Center

Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) is a unique shore installation providing the best maritime and littoral environment, operational team, high-fidelity combat systems, and platform sensors. SCSC also has the ability to connect with ships, aircraft, and other land-based sites for Surface Navy testing, training, and support of deployed surface combat systems, advanced systems under development, warfare systems integration, interoperability, and at-sea testing and exercises.

Who We Are

Located on the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the military’s Virginia’s Capes, we are the ideal location to conduct unobstructed and uninterrupted engineering, testing, and training exercises in the presence of sea clutter and reflectivity. Our team of more than 400 military, civilian, and contractor personnel provide high-quality engineering and technical support to enable effective combat systems engineering, testing, and training in an operational setting.

What We Do

  • Provide live integrated warfare systems in a maritime environment for fleet operations, testing, evaluation, training, and research and development.
  • Provide an operational team and high-fidelity combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors in an operational environment.


Execute high-fidelity shipboard representative integrated warfare capabilities in a maritime environment to strengthen the fleet.


  • Create naval advantage through unmatched battlespace integration.
  • Provide labs for Strike Group inter-operability testing as well as research and development projects.
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