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What We Do

The men and women of the NAVSEA Warfare Centers represent approximately 30% of the Navy’s overall engineering and science expertise and provide full-spectrum support (science and technology (S&T), research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E), product delivery and Fleet support) for the Navy’s ships and systems. The NAVSEA Warfare Centers includes over 27,000 active duty and civilian scientists, engineers and support personnel geographically located across the United States. The NAVSEA Warfare Centers exist to:

  • Make Navy Technical Programs Successful – Warfare Centers safeguard the technical success of Navy programs by providing customers with unbiased technical advice.
  • Help the Navy Determine and Develop the Capabilities it Needs – We are an integral part of the Navy leadership’s decision making process in our roles as government trusted technical advisors.
  • Verify the Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness of the Navy’s Ships and Systems – As the Navy’s trusted technical agents, Warfare Centers exercise technical authority through rigorous systems engineering processes to promote the safety and effectiveness of our ships and systems.
  • Help Design, Develop, and Field Solutions for Urgent Operational Fleet Needs – The fleet is our first priority, and we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an array of responsive options and services for fleet needs. Provide a Bridge Between Warfighters and the Technical Community – We work with the fleet to understand their operational needs and translate them into requirements that the technical community can understand.