SSS White Sands Navy Detachment


White Sands Navy Detachment

U.S. Navy

The White Sands Navy Detachment offers facilities and personnel supporting storage, assembly, integration, live-fire testing, and recovery of missile, gun, and rocket systems.

A vast array of test scenarios are possible at White Sands Navy Detachment ranging from restrained rocket motor tests through all-up round engagement of ground, aerial, and theater missile defense targets  As part of a Tri-Service National Range test facility with expanding high-speed secure interconnectivity, a variety of network-centric and battle space management scenarios are possible  The White Sands' live-fire mission is critical to the acquisition and fielding of Navy weapons.

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