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VX-30 Range Operations Department

Ridgecrest aerial view

The NAWCWD Range Department uses state of the art technology to monitor and gather data from a myriad of experiments and operations.
(U.S. Navy Photo)


Range Operations

The Range Operations Department provides tracking and controlling services for surface and airborne targets on the Sea Test Range, which covers 36,000 square miles (expandable to 125,000 square miles). In meeting the demands of its customers, this team of sailors, government civilians, and contractors work to enable the safe and expeditious completion of missions by providing globally elite research, development, test, and evaluation support through real time surveillance via airborne assets, ground based radar, and the Automatic Identification System.





Last Update 01-Nov-2013 8:59