The activity areas of the Research Center for Navy are:

  • Fundamental and applied research:
  • Construction and modernization of combat and auxiliary ships;
  • Naval systems and equipments;
  • Naval combat systems, electronic countermeasures and ammunitions;
  • Sonar systems;
  • Shipboard automatics;
  • Fire control systems;
  • Training simulators;
  • Autonomous underwater vehicles.
  • Testing and evaluation:
  • New and modernized equipment;
  • Characterization of the physical fields of ships (acoustic, electromagnetic, magnetic, infrared);
  • Hydro-acoustic prognosis;
  • Stress and deformations of naval structures;
  • Noise and vibrations onboard ships;
  • Hull and other naval structures status;
  • Autonomous underwater vehicles.
  • Scientific research section „Naval platforms and physical fields”:
    • Naval platforms: design of new constructions, ship modernization, ship documents (stability, trim, load plans, certification documentation);
    • Systems, installations and naval equipments: design, modernization, documentation for installation and operation;
    • Consultancy for naval construction and shipboard equipment;
    • Ships physical fields: magnetic, electromagnetic, acoustic, infrared;
    • Sonar and hydro-acoustic prognosis equipment;
    • Acoustic sensors for underwater weapons;
    • Autonomous underwater vehicles.
  • Scientific research section „Naval weapons and sensors”:
    • Sensor systems: electro-optical, radar;
    • Electronic warfare and C4ISR systems;
    • Naval combat systems;
    • Naval ammunition;
    • Equipment and training simulators.
  • „Naval testing, evaluation and technical certification” laboratory (in cooperation with the scientific research sections):
    • Testing and evaluation for ship construction and operations (stability and sea worthy qualities of vessels, non-destructive testing of structures, vibration and acoustics diagnostics of mechanisms and equipments, dockside and sea testing, determination of the parameters of electrical networks on board);
    • Testing and evaluation: noise and vibration aboard ships or radiated in the marine environment, underwater equipment, sonar systems antennas;
    • Testing and evaluation of armament and munitions;
    • Collaboration with the Navy HQ Logistics Service for filling the „Romanian Military Ships Register” and of the „Register for technical authorizations for suppliers of producst and services for military vessels”;
    • Participation to developing technical standards, procedures and instructions for application of these in the naval area in accordance with international conventions for recording, maintenance, operation, modernization, repair and decommission of vessels. Oversee the application of these norms.
    • Participation to developing the maintenance program for military vessels and associated documentation, including those concerning technical resources and operational life.