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Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division

Coordinates: 38°58′30″N 77°11′30″W / 38.97500°N 77.19167°W / 38.97500; -77.19167

The Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center is located in Potomac, Maryland; the facility specialises in:[1]

  • Environmental Quality Systems;
  • Hull Forms & Propulsors;
  • Ship Design & Integration;
  • Signatures,
  • Silencing Systems,
  • Structures and Materials;
  • Susceptibility.

The David Taylor Model Basin is located at the facility.


The facility was previously known as the David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center; it was renamed "David Taylor Research Center (DTRC)" in 1987 and later became the "Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center" in 1992.[2]

See also


External links

  • NSWC Carderock Division - official NAVSEA Web site

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