Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division – Patuxent River
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division – Patuxent River delivers aircraft, avionics, air-launched weapons, electronic warfare systems, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, launch and arresting gear, training equipment and facilities, and air power to support the research and development, engineering, and test and evaluation of all Navy and Marine Corps air vehicle systems.
Outperforms the Navy’s original TCP by 50% in salt fog tests and overcomes consistency issues with 2XXX series alloys enabling qualification for use in...
Collecting and analyzing modeling and simulation data
Faster and more comprehensive analysis leading to shorter development and test cycles
Combined lidar-radar for medical imaging
Resolution and sensitivity for the detection of cancerous tumors
Aluminum alloy for paints, anodes, and sacrificial coatings
An aluminum-tin-indium (Al-Sn-In) alloy for improved powder pigment protective coatings, bulk anodes, and sacrificial metallic coatings via cold spray
Reconfigurable, low-latency, fiber optic LAN
Nodes utilize WDM to route data signals between multiple end systems
Fiber optic board-to-backplane connector
Design eliminates the use of connector guide pins and guide pin sockets, providing a flat connector interface for easy coupling
Device for mapping wear of lined, self-lubricating bearings
An apparatus for non-destructively mapping wear of Teflon-lined bearings and bushings to analyze location and magnitude of wear and help predict usable life
Lithium bromide battery holder
Enables the quick swapping of standard batteries in digital transponders
Distributive transmissometer for the evaluation of degraded visual...
Measures the concentration of dust particles in the air or water in real-time to provide density information
Device for terminating a high tension rope or...
Simple design meets the high-level tolerances for arresting a plane landing on an aircraft carrier
Hand gesture recognition system
A hand gesture recognition system for communicating with remote controlled devices such as UASs, robots, robotic machinery, and gaming devices