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NSWC Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity

NSWC Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia—the world’s largest Navy fleet concentration area. DNA’s Readiness and Training Systems (R) Department performs cutting-edge research and development, and warfare systems design and integration to ensure warfighter superiority. R Department is one of seven technical departments within NSWCDD, charged with developing innovative, affordable and effective integrated training systems, cyber warfare, fleet readiness and sustainment, and system safety engineering solutions for the Naval Warfighter.

DNA accomplishes this mission across four portfolios:

Intelligence & Cyber Technology - focused on research, development and fielding of technologically advanced solutions in support of national warfighter missions using signals intelligence, cyber and prototyping technologies.

Integrated Training Systems - focused on designing, developing, and sustaining training systems for the Naval, Joint, and Coalition warfighter.

Combat Systems Readiness - focused on providing computer program installations, integrated logistics and product support, life cycle sustainment, and fleet readiness solutions for surface naval combat systems and associated land-based test sites.

Systems Safety Engineering - focused on analyzing, predicting, assessing, and mitigating the potential for harm to personnel, equipment, and the environment through the rigorous and independent practice of systems safety engineering in all phases of acquisition.

DNA’s dedicated workforce is comprised 740 employees, including more than 250 located in Dahlgren, Virginia, and more than 50 in various other locations, supporting the warfighter from fleet concentration areas nationwide.


NSWC Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity
1922 Regulus Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23461-2097


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Naval Surface Warfare Center Dam Neck Activity


NSWC Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity is under Maximum Telework, with few exceptions (check with your supervisor) until further notice.

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