Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division! (NAWCWD)

Rockets, bombs, missiles, guns, etc, they test it all. Testing weapons for the U.S. Navy would be a fun job, as this video clearly proves. 

U.S. Navy SysCom NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command) has a division in California called the Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC).  

The NAWC has a Weapons Division which operates two weapons-testing ranges in California: China Lake and Point Mugu. 

China Lake (land ranges) is in the Mojave Desert. Their R-2508 complex is 1.1 million acres with a 10,000-square foot runway. 

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division! (NAWCWD)

They have a large target inventory: fixed bulls-eyes, mannequins, structural, vehicle, etc. 

Point Mugu (sea ranges) is 260,000 acres of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Los Angeles. 

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division! (NAWCWD)
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division! (NAWCWD)
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division! (NAWCWD)

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