Engineering Services

The Applied Research Laboratory offers a wide range of engineering services to clients and sponsors, who also can take advantage of the many specialized facilities maintained by the Laboratory.


  • Systems Engineering Discipline and Processes
  • Mechanical and Electrical Design
  • Instrumentation Development
  • Additive and Subtractive Machining and Coatings
  • Scanning Laser Vibrometry
  • Non-destructive Testing
  • Environmental Lifecycle Assessment
  • Materials Processing
  • High Performance Computing Services


  • Large RF Anechoic Chamber
  • Flow-through Acoustic Anechoic Chamber
  • Advanced Nuclear Fuel Test Facility (ANFTF)
  • Vehicle Test Range
  • Deep Ocean Test Facility
  • Hydrodynamic and Acoustic Model Testing
  • Pump Loop Facility
  • Garfield Thomas Water Tunnel (GTWT)
  • Navigation Research and Development Center
  • Synthetic Environment Applications Laboratory (SEALab)
  • Reston, Virginia  Office
  • High Pressure Testing Laboratory
  • Life-cycle Engineering Laboratory
  • Composite Materials Laboratory
  • Systems Integration Laboratories

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