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NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER

TEST SIMULATION "GLENDORA LAKE FACILITY PROVIDES THE UNIQUE CAPABILITY TO
FUNCTIONALLY TEST DEVICES THAT REQUIRE THE INTEGRATION
OF ORDNANCE WITH ELECTRONICS AND ACOUSTICS"

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Low Ambient Noise

  • Natural Sound Barriers

  • 450 Acres

  • 100 Acre Lake

    • 100+ ft depth
  • 10 Acre Lake

    • 85 ft depth

 

RESOURCES

  • Operations Control Center
    Observation/Control Room
    Air Deployment System
    Acoustic Imagining System
    Weather Station w/Lightning Prediction
    Computer Network Center

  • Test Support Building
    Fabrication Shop/Repair Area
    Marine Rail
    Vault for Classified Test Items

  • Ordnance Support Building
    Ordnance Ground
    Lightning Protection
    Floating Dock

  • Pier with Jib Crane

  • EOD Detachment

  • High Speed Video Monitoring

  • Acoustic Imagining System (for Visual Monitoring Underwater Deployment)

  • Underwater Acoustic Monitoring

 

SUPPORT EQUIPMENT

  • 26 ft Workboat

  • 18 ft Runabout

  • ROV

  • 4 Wheel Drive Truck

  • 4 Wheel Drive Tractor

  • 30 ft House Boat

UNDERWATER ACOUSTIC
TEST AREA

  • Facilities for Full Range of Acoustic Performance Measurements

  • Tow Range for Ocean Current Simulation, Mechanical and Flow Noise Measurements

  • Sea State Simulation

  • Tow Rail for Lift and Drag Measurements

  • Underwater Targets for Mine Simulation
  • System Integration and Performance

Picture of Glendora Facility - Dock area

UNDERWATER LAUNCH
PLATFORM

  • Mobile Platform

  • 3" Submarine Launcher

  • 5" and 6" Countermeasure Gas Generator Launch Capability

  • Ability to Launch Aerial and Surface Pyrotechnic Signaling Devices from Underwater

 

FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION
CONTACT:

NAVAL SURFACE
WARFARE CENTER

CRANE DIVISION

GLENDORA LAKE
FACILITY

TELEPHONE:
(812) 268-5992
EXTENSION 228

FAX
(812) 268-6794

E-MAIL

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ORDNANCE TEST RANGE

  • Functional Testing of Ordnance and Pyrotechnic Devices

  • 8 lb Explosive Limit

  • 100 lb Underwater Explosive Limit (Awaiting Approval)

  • Underwater Acoustic Monitoring
  • Overpressure and Sound Level  Measurements
  • High Speed Video Monitoring

Picture of a test at Glendora Lake Facility

AIR DEPLOYMENT TEST RANGE

  • Simulated Aircraft Launches and Operations

  • Tethered Hot Air Balloon

  • RF Controlled

  • 1000 lb Payload

  • 730 ft Altitude

  • High Speed Video Monitoring

  • Acoustic Imagining System (for Visual Monitoring Underwater Deployment)

  • Underwater Acoustic Monitoring

 

GLENDORA

LAKE

FACILITY

NAVAL SURFACE
WARFARE CENTER
CRANE DIVISION

Picture of Glendora Lake Facility Area

 

Last Modified: April 08, 2003
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