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List of Laboratories and Research Facilities

 

Carderock Division facilities are available for use by outside sources (both government and private sector) through Cooperative Research And Development Agreements (CRADA) and Work For Private Party Agreements (WFPP).

 

  • Acoustic Data Analysis Center (ADAC); located in West Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Acoustic Research Detachment (ARD); located in Bayview, Idaho.
  • Acoustic Signatures Technology Complex/Anechoic Flow Facility; located in West Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Acoustic Trials Detachment (ATD); located in Titusville, Florida.
  • Advanced Ceramics Laboratory
  • Biotechnology Laboratories
  • Center for Innovation in Ship Design
  • Circulating Water Channels
  • Craft Instrumentation and Calibration Lab
  • Craft Systems Integration Lab
  • David Taylor Model Basin
  • Deep Submergence Pressure Tank Facility
  • Detachment Puget Sound Acoustic Data Processing Center (ADPC); located in Silverdale, Washington.
  • Dosimetry Laboratories
  • Electrochemical/Battery Laboratories
  • Environmental Protection Laboratories
  • Explosives Test Pond
  • Fatigue and Fracture Laboratories
  • Fire Tolerant Materials Laboratories
  • Infra-Red Measurement and Modeling Facility; located in West Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Large Cavitation Channel (LCC)
  • Large Scale Grillage Test Facility
  • Machinery Automation and Controls Facility
  • Magnetic Fields, Electrolytic & Deperming Facility; located in West Bethesda, Maryland
  • Maneuvering and Seakeeping Basin (MASK)
  • Manned Craft RDT&E Test Bed
  • Manufacturing Technology Laboratory
  • Marine Coatings Laboratories
  • Marine Corrosion Control and Evaluation Laboratories
  • Marine Organic Composites Laboratories
  • Materials Characterization and Analysis Laboratory
  • MCM-1 Class Degaussing System Depot Repair Facility; located in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Metal Spray Forming Laboratory
  • Mission Support Facility
  • Network Integration and Fiber Optics Facility
  • Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Laboratories
  • Outboard Engine Test Center
  • Power Generation Test and Evaluation Facility
  • Prototype Development Facility (PDF); located in West Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Radar Cross Section (RCS) Measurement, Processing and Modeling Facility; located in West Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Radar Imaging Modeling System (RIMS)
  • Reverse Osmosis Test Facility
  • Research Vessel Lauren
  • Rotating Arm Facility
  • Ship Materials Technology Center
  • Ship Motion Simulator Land Based Test Site
  • Ship Virtual Prototyping Laboratory
  • Shock Trials Instrumentation
  • Small Gas Turbine Test Facility
  • Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (SEAFAC); located in Ketchikan, Alaska.
  • South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility (SFOMF); located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • South TOTO Acoustic Measurement Facility (STAFAC); located in Andros Island, Bahamas.
  • Steam Propulsion Support Facility
  • Steam Propulsion Test Facility
  • Structural Dynamics Laboratory
  • Structural Evaluation Laboratory
  • Subsonic Wind Tunnel
  • Survivability Engineering Facility
  • Torpedo Strikedown Lift System (TSLS) Land Based Test Site
  • Undersea Vehicle Sail and Deployed Systems Facility
  • UNDEX Test Facility
  • USV Autonomy Lab and Integration Center
  • USV RDT&E Test Bed