Materials Science and Technology



NRL researchers conduct basic and applied research to develop materials of tangible value to the Navy. The research program includes the intrinsic behavior of metals, alloys, ceramics, glasses, and composites and their performance and reliability in naval structures and devices. Environmental effects on materials properties and performance are also studied.

Research Articles

Research Groups

  • Space Systems Development, 8100
    • Mission Development, 8110
    • Advanced Systems Technology, 8120
    • Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence, 8140
    • Space Applications, 8150