Junction Ranch RCS Range Location

Although the other three RCS ranges in the Mojave are somewhat well known, the Junction Ranch RCS Range is not. It is located in an isolated valley on the west side of the Argus Mountain range, about 2 miles southwest of Maturango Peak in the far northeastern portion of the China Lake Naval Weapons Center.

History and Property Ownership

The newest of the Mojave RCS facilities, it was constructed in 1988. It is owned and operated by the US Navy as part of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at China Lake.