Welcome to Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach

On behalf of the Commanding Officer, welcome aboard the website of America's premier weapons station family, and winner of the 2018 Commander, Navy Region Southwest Installation Excellence Award for Small Installations.

UPDATES: 

9/05/2019 - The Navy has issued an Errata Sheet and Revised Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the recently released Ammunition Pier and Turning Basin project Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.  The revisions correct erroneous and confusing wording that had been missed during previous reviews and was brought to our attention by partner regulatory agencies.  These changes do not modify the environmental analysis or the FEA findings.  For more information visit the project website by clicking HERE.  

8/23/2019 - On Thursday, August 29 the Navy will be conducting security exercises that will include simulated gunfire and the temporary closing of Anaheim Bay.  More info HERE.

6/28/2019 - The U.S. Navy has released the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Ammunition Pier and Turning Basin project.  For more information visit the project website by clicking HERE.  

4/19/2019 - The U.S. Navy is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the potential environmental impacts of its proposal to renew fueling operations for commercial and military purposes at Defense Fuel Support Point San Pedro, California.  The Draft Environmental Assessment is now available for public review and comment, with the public comment period running from April 19-May 20, 2019.  UPDATE:  The Navy is now accepting public comments through June 3, 2019.  For more information click HERE.

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Installation Information

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, California and its Detachments - located in Fallbrook and Norco, California - exist to provide weapons storage, loading, maintenance, and assessment support to ships of the United States Pacific Fleet. Our facilities also support Coast Guard vessels and Marine Corps units stationed afloat and ashore.

  • Lake Norconian and the Norconian clubhouse aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Norco.
  • A MH-60S Seahawk helicopter is prepared to transport pallets of ammunition to an amphibious assault ship waiting off the coast.
  • A vertical launch missile canister is loaded onto a guided missile destroyer at the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach wharf.
  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) is pierside at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach to conduct ordnance operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Eli J. Medellin/Released)
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