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Suburban Hideaway Tests America's Next Warship

August 28, 2013

Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- If you want a glimpse of the Navy's warships of the future, you might want to start in the Maryland suburbs just outside Washington. That's where you'll find one of the largest ship testing facilities in the world tucked away in a largely residential neighborhood. Opened in 1940, the Naval Surface Warfare Center's David Taylor Model Basin is where the Navy puts its ships to the test before they ever hit the open water.

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