This is another base that we have been to.
Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division is the principal tenant command located at Naval Support Activity Crane. NSA Crane is a United States Navy installation located approximately 25 miles southwest of Bloomington, Indiana.
The base is named after William M. Crane. The base is the third largest naval installation in the world by geographic area and employs approximately 3300 people. The closest community is the small town of Crane, which lies adjacent to the northwest corner of the facility.
Electronic Warfare supports any military action using electromagnetic energy to control the electromagnetic spectrum or attack an adversary
Crane develops and manufactures all of the infrared countermeasures used on US Navy aircraft.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division is the principal tenant command that is located at the Naval Support Activity Crane. In the 1940s an ammunition unit was added to handle quality control for the Navy’s systems. As the weapons grew more sophisticated, the base took on more advanced activities including small arms, microwave tubes, POLARIS missiles, and many other scientific and engineering innovations. By 1974, the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane came under the command of the Naval Sea Systems, and the name was changed to the Naval Weapons Support Center.