|Naval Museum of Armament & Technology|
|Type||U.S. Navy Aviation Naval History|
The Naval Museum of Armament & Technology (NMAT) preserves and interprets the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake history and heritage of advancing Naval aviation armament and technology. This Museum is the repository of artifacts, photographs and film, documents and related heritage memorabilia from China Lake. The Naval Museum of Armament & Technology is dedicated to those who have employed their talents in advancing Naval aviation research, development, testing and evaluation, as well as the history of the Secret City (China Lake).
The China Lake Museum Foundation, a (501 © (3) ) organization directly supports the Museum in preserving and displaying the irreplaceable legacy of technology and weaponry for naval aviation’s defense of our Nation. Through displays and education, the Museum explains to the public the extraordinary heritage of the Navy’s achievements in air warfare and other areas, with a special focus on China Lake and its military- civilian-industry teamwork, which has continued to lead the nation’s defense and technological excellence for nearly six decades. The museum collection began as far back as 1955.