Visit and tour the exciting China Lake Museum of Armament and Technology. Learn about the rich air and surface weapon systems development heritage of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, the Navy's premier full-spectrum weapons research, development and test facility located in the Upper Mojave Desert on board the Naval Air Weapons Station. A large variety of present and past US Navy aircraft, weapons and technology are available at the Museum for close up viewing and scrutiny. In addition, the Museum has a well-stocked gift shop with books, videos, clothing and other paraphernalia related to the museum's exhibits. Much of the weapon development heritage of the China Lake facility--past, present, and future--is unique and irreplaceable, and has been nationally recognized as a critical resource that has provided advanced weapon system development and support for maintaining the United States' unsurpassed military strength from World War II to the present. The Museum preserves and displays many unique achievements in naval air and surface armament and technology.