Naval Air Engineering Station, located in Lakehurst, N.J., manufactures aircraft launch, recovery and support equipment. The company s aircraft platform interface is used for the operation of fixed- and vertical-wing aircrafts from aircraft carriers, air-capable ships and expeditionary airfields. The company is involved in system development, prototyping and manufacturing, testing, training, and engineering. The engineering station, also referred to as Navy Lakehurst, is the Department of Defense's aircraft platform interface. The more than 42,000-acre joint installation partnership is located in the northeast corridor, near New York City and Philadelphia.