Navy and maritime communities have come to depend on our expertise and innovative spirit in developing advanced platforms and systems, enhancing naval performance, reducing operating costs and addressing the Navy's evolving mission.
Carderock's core competencies include:
- Ship integration and design
- Environmental quality systems
- Naval architecture, including hull forms and proposers
- Structures and materials
- Signatures and silencing systems
- Vulnerability and survivability systems
The Carderock Division's unique laboratories, modeling and simulation facilities, at-sea-assets and large-scale, land-based engineering and test sites at nine locations across the country contribute to the full-spectrum nature of our mission.
We provide research, development, test and evaluation, analysis, acquisition support, in-service engineering, logistics and integration of surface and undersea vehicles and associated systems; Develop and apply science and technology associated with naval architecture and marine engineering, and provide support to the maritime industry; and execute other responsibilities as assigned by the Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center.