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Noun1.NAWCWPNS - the principal agency of the United States Navy for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems
United States Navy, US Navy, USN, Navy - the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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NAWCWPNS is also teamed with Darpa on tests of a 'biomimetric' system for mid-course navigation, which reportedly employs an optical flow-path technique used by bees.
Boeing will provide scientific and engineering support to NAWCWPNS operations at China Lake, Calif.
Iwamoto, NAWCWPNS Technical Paper 8152, Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, Calif.