Naval Air Station Patuxent River VXS-1

Naval Air Station Patuxent River VXS-1 poster art.

VXS-1 (Scientific Development Squadron One) Warlocks and the NRL Military Support Division provide airborne research platforms for the Naval Research Laboratory, the United States Navy, U.S. Government, and its contract agencies.

Located onboard Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, MD, VXS-1 maintains a fleet of three uniquely-configured, research-modified NP-3C Orion aircraft, one RC-12, one Twin Otter, and numerous UAVs. VXS-1 is primarily responsible for the planning, engineering, installation, coordination, and execution of airborne Science and Technology projects. The squadron also maintains the training, qualifications, and proficiency of all assigned military personnel, government civilians, contractors, and project specialists as well as the maintenance of the research aircraft. Committed to safety, VXS-1 has logged over 75,000 flight hours and completed over 54 years of accident-free flying.


Design by Max Shirkov

Location: San Antonio, TX
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