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Air Vehicle Modification & Instrumentation (AVMI)

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The Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation (AVMI) group provides the Navy a comprehensive, expert and responsive capability to design, produce and support prototype systems and instrumentation systems for all NAVAIR Air Vehicles and Airborne Weapon Systems

The AVMI 5.2.8 Aircraft Prototyping Systems Division (APSD) is located at Patuxent River, Maryland. APSD provides a capability to develop, design, fabricate, and install flight test modifications and prototype systems in support of fleet requirements, at all classification levels, and all levels of urgency. APSD has developed a specialized workforce and program management structure to efficiently meet the unique requirements of the Navy's RDT&E Process.

The AVMI 5.2.9 Aircraft Instrumentation Division (AID) is located at Patuxent River, Maryland. AID provides a capability to develop, install, test, evaluate, calibrate, operate, and maintain technologically advanced airborne data acquisition system hardware and software. As the Navy’s principal center of expertise for Aircraft Flight Test Instrumentation, AID performs electrical/electronic engineering, engineering design analysis, and flight certification coordination in support of the installation and integration of aircraft instrumentation.

The AVMI 5.2.J Airborne Instrumentation Systems Division (AISD) is co-located at China Lake, California and Point Mugu, California. AISD provides a capability to develop, install, test, evaluate, calibrate, operate, and maintain technologically advanced airborne data acquisition system hardware and software. As the Navy’s principal center of expertise for Airborne Weapon Systems Flight Test Instrumentation, AISD provides the skills, knowledge, facilities, equipment, and processes required to design, develop, specify, document, build, procure, integrate, install, test, configure, repair and maintain weapon instrumentation, telemetry and flight termination systems for missiles, bombs, targets platforms and related systems.

AVMI engineers proactively participate with other DoD activities, academia and industry on national initiatives dedicated to the advancement of technologies associated with physical measurement, data acquisition, data communications, networking, telemetry and data processing.

Contact Us

AVMI Director (301) 995-4290
AVMI Chief Engineer (301) 342-1551

47765 Ranch Road
Patuxent River, MD 20670