Naval Air Station Norfolk

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Throughout the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, has played a significant role in the development of American naval aviation. The roles of fleet operational feasibility flight testing, flight testing of prototype aircraft, and tactical combat flight training at this naval air station have been crucial to this development. Technological advancements in naval airpower have significantly altered military doctrine and tactics, enabling the United States to gain strategic advantages over opposing forces in wars and military conflicts. Moreover, courage, innovative spirit, and ingenuity in conducting naval flight testing at Naval Air Station Norfolk have made and continue to make the advancement of American naval aviation possible. This remarkable military facility serves as a vital component of the world’s largest naval base, Naval Station Norfolk.
ISBN: 9781467105804
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Virginia
Series: Images of Aviation
Images: 258
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Mark A. Chambers works as a technical writer for Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. He is the author of four Arcadia titles, Images of Aviation: Flight Research at NASA Langley Research Center, Images of Aviation: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Images of Modern America: NASA Kennedy Space Center, and Images of Modern America: Joint Base Langley-Eustis.
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