Deep Water Port - Aerial view of NBVC Port Hueneme, the only deep water port between Los Angeles and San Francisco. San Nicolas Island - Naval Base Ventura County is comprised of three primary operating facilities including SNI, one of eight Channel Islands Environmental Stewards - Winner of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Natural Resources Conservation. NBVC safeguards vital resources while improving the capabilities our national defense.

Welcome to Naval Base Ventura County

Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a premier naval installation composed of three operating facilities - Point Mugu, Port Hueneme and San Nicolas Island. Strategically located in a non-encroached coastal area of Southern California, NBVC is a key element in the DoD infrastructure because of its superior geographical location.

Installation Information

NBVC supports approximately 80 tenant commands with a base population of more than 19,000 personnel. Tenant commands encompass an extremely diverse set of specialties that support both Fleet and Fighter, including three warfare centers: Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division and Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center. NBVC is also home to deployable units, including the Pacific Seabees and the West Coast E-2C Hawkeyes.





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