Following is a look at how the proposed scaling down and closing of military bases would affect Maryland. The proposals would involve the loss of 915 civilian jobs and a gain of 134 military positions, for a net loss of 781 jobs.
1. Naval Electronics Systems Engineering Activity, St. Inigoes, St. Mary's County
Activities: Works on electronics materials for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, such as underwater surveillance and friend-or-foe identification systems.
Change: Facility closed. Loses 37 military, 1,018 civilian jobs.
2. Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen
Activities: Research and development of new weapons and equipment and training for soldiers.
Change: Gains 15 military, 175 civilian jobs.
3. Fort Detrick, Frederick
Activities: Research in such areas as military medical problems, care of combat casualties, microbiology and infectious diseases.
Changes: Loses 9 military, 30 civilian jobs.
4. Fort Ritchie, Cascade
Activities: Army communications center.
Changes: Gains 24 military, 155 civilian jobs.
5. Harry Diamond Laboratories, Adelphi
Activities: Research on the effects of nuclear weapons, high-power microwave technology, anti-radiation missile countermeasures, fluidic technology and space.
Change: Loses 7 military, 110 civilian jobs.
6. David Taylor Research Center, Carderock
Activities: Research, development, testing and evaluation of Navy vehicles.
Change: Gains 363 civilian jobs.
7. David Taylor Research Center Detachment, Annapolis
Activities: Research and development on submarines and ships.
Change: Loses 5 military, 548 civilian jobs.
8. Naval Ordnance Station, Indian Head
Activities: Research on weapons and manufacturing of propellants and explosives.
Change: Loses 2 military, 30 civilian jobs
9. Naval Surface Warfare Center Detachment, White Oak
Activities: Research on surface-ship combat systems, mines, ordnance and strategic systems.
Change: Loses 5 military, 1,701 civilian jobs.
10. Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda
Activities: Navy's largest biomedical research facility.
Change: Gains 17 military, 16 civilian jobs.
11. Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, St. Mary's County
Activities: Tests and evaluates aircraft and aircraft weapons systems.
Change: Gains 143 military, 1,813 civilian jobs.