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Naval Surface Warfare Center, Transonic Wind Tunnel Building, Bounded by Clara Barton Parkway & McArthur Bouleva, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, MD



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Location
Bounded by Clara Barton Parkway & McArthur Bouleva, Silver Spring, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-118-B
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Significance: The Transonic Wind Tunnel Building is an aviation testing facility contained within the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division Historic District. Naval Surface Warfare Center is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of military technology. The research facilities at NSWC have provided the U.S. Navy with accurate, cost effective data on air and sea vehicle performance, and have made possible evaluative changes to improve performance, in advance of construction.

Subjects
Concrete Buildings
Wind Tunnels


Related Names
U.S. Department Of The Navy
Wise, Harriet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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