MORRIS DAM PROPULSION LABORATORY.
NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION CHINA LAKE CALIF
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The Morris Dam Propulsion Laboratory is located on a peninsula extending into a lake formed by Morris Dam on the San Gabriel river, about five miles north of Azusa, California. The location of this facility with relation to other NOTS range facilities is illustrated on a map. The laboratory is used in the fundamental studies, applied research, development, and testing of hydropropulsion systems and their components. Specially designed facilities are provided for tests on propellant systems, thrust and torque producing mechanisms, engines, turbines, and other associated equipment. An Underwater Cableway Facility is available for captive tests of torpedo systems. Each test area is provided with complete instrumentation capabilities to ensure maximum data acquisition.