NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER (NUWC)
1176 Howell St.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), established Jan. 2, 1992, is the Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines, autonomous underwater systems and offensive and defensive weapons systems associated with undersea warfare. There are two major divisions of the Warfare Center – Division Newport and Division Keyport, in Keyport, Washington. The command employs approximately 4,600 civilian and military personnel worldwide and has a budget of nearly $2 billion. NUWC consists of more than 1,600 acres of government-owned or leased property, and 7.8 million square feet of building space. In addition to its two main sites at Newport and Keyport, NUWC includes subordinate command Naval Sea Logistics Center at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and several operating sites across North America, from Andros Island, Bahamas, to Dresden, New York, and from San Diego to Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.