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.
Reconfigurable, low-latency, fiber optic LAN
Nodes utilize WDM to route data signals between multiple end systems
Fiber optic board-to-backplane connector
Addresses maintenance constraints for inspecting and cleaning fiber optic connectors located in tight working spaces
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
Crash test seat
A reusable energy absorbing seat can be used to simulate a crash to determine human injuries and to help maximize survivability of people in...
Structural fatigue measurement
Detecting metal cracks before they can be seen by non-destructive testing instruments
Measurement of free-play on an aircraft control surface
Device greatly simplifies the identification of loose ruddervators
Laser system with image enhancement can detect and...
Method for separating the signal of interest from the scattered background light yields better contrast and range images