Naval Air Station (“NAS”) Patuxent River is located in Saint Mary’s County in Southern Maryland and covers approximately 6,398 acres with an additional 850 acres at the Webster Field Annex, located about 15 miles south of the Station. The Station supports naval aviation operations by researching, developing, testing and evaluating aircraft components and related products. The facilities are also used by foreign governments, academic institutions and private industry for similar projects. The Naval Aviation Systems Team at Patuxent River includes the Naval Air Station, the Webster Field Annex and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. NAS Patuxent River also is home to 50 other tenant activities.