Aberdeen Range, Aberdeen Proving Ground

Aberdeen Range, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1943)
1943

world's first large-scale, fully instrumented ballistic range for producing data on aerodynamics

This was the world's first large-scale, fully instrumented ballistic range producing data on the aerodynamic characteristics of missiles in free flight. A host of supersonic aerodynamic designs of four decades have used the information developed here. The facility's unique technology became the foundation of similar installations worldwide.

 
 

Landmark Location

US Army Test & Evaluation Command
Ryan Building
Aberdeen, MD 21005-5055

Visiting Info:

by appointment

Ceremony Notes

October 1982

Comments from Visitors/Members

1992 by Ameer G. Mikhail: The Aerodymics Range is contained within a restricted area.