Welcome to NSWC Corona Division

The Naval Service Warfare Center Corona Division is a United States Navy analysis and assessment center which evaluates the performance of weapons and equipment. It also tests the training competency being performed to better improve the Navy’s programs. More than 950 scientists and engineers work for the center with over 180 programs in the works. It is by far the Navy’s largest operational facility that focuses on scientific and engineering projects. The base was built on a former luxury resort site that was hit hard by the stock market crash of 1929. Once the resort lost its financial footing, it sold to the Navy in 1942, one day prior to the Pearl Harbor attack. The center was first converted to a hospital and by 1944; the facility had treated over 12,000 patients. By the 1950s, the center was doing evaluations on guided missile systems to check the accuracy and maneuverability of the weapons systems.

Weather in the Corona area tends to be warm in the summer with temperatures in the 70s and cool in the winter with the temperatures in the 50s. Annual rainfall in the area is 16 inches with the wettest month being February. August is the warmest month, and December is the coldest. Local housing options are available nearby in cities such as Riverside, Pomona, and Whittier. The Base Realignment and Closure Commission Initiative suggested that the base be combined with the Naval Station Ventura County, but after evaluation, the cost effectiveness was deemed inadequate, and the suggestion was rejected.
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  About DoD Housing Network

Welcome to DoD Housing Network. We provide the resources for you to make an educated housing decision upon your PCS arrival to NSWC Corona Division. Whether you decide to stay on base in NSWC Corona Division housing or use your basic allowance for housing (BAH) to rent or purchase a home in the community surrounding NSWC Corona Division, our relocation tools will help you make the right choice. Feel free to browse the homes for rent, homes for sale by owner (FSBO) and featured real estate, as well as the local businesses that work with NSWC Corona Division inbound soldiers and their families. Our goal at DoD Housing Network is to help you better understand NSWC Corona Division and the surrounding communities, neighborhoods and activities. If you need temporary lodging upon your arrival to NSWC Corona Division please visit our lodging section with available hotels close to base. Please note DoD Housing Network is not a government sponsored website.