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Navy And Local Dignitaries Welcome First And Only Directed Energy Lab At Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu

Navy And Local Dignitaries Welcome First And Only Directed Energy Lab At Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu

Press Release   PORT HUENEME, Calif.— Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Navy’s only dedicated facility to test, fire and evaluate complete laser weapons systems in a maritime environment on Dec. 3 at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Point Mugu with local dignitaries and Navy officials […]

Navy to Conduct Blank Gunfire Training Exercise

Navy to Conduct Blank Gunfire Training Exercise

The Navy will conduct training involving blank gunfire Sept. 13 – Oct. 6 during a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 field training exercise. The training activities are not in response to any threat, but are crucial in certifying the battalion’s proficiencies in providing rapid and scalable general engineering in an expeditionary field environment. Due […]

Navy Unmanned Helicopter Crashes at Point Mugu

Navy Unmanned Helicopter Crashes at Point Mugu

Ventura County, Calif., Aug. 14, 2020 – An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter crashed today at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu after its main rotors clipped a building at the air station. No personnel were injured in the crash, which occurred at 12:21 p.m. Pacific time, and the damage to the building was […]

Thunderbirds to fly-over Point Mugu, Thousand Oaks, Ronald Reagan Library

Thunderbirds to fly-over Point Mugu, Thousand Oaks, Ronald Reagan Library

By Michael Hernandez  NEWBURY PARK—Lt. Col. Steven Chealander, a former U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilot, announced during Thursday’s “Fireside Chat” that the legendary Thunderbirds would be flying Friday afternoon over Naval Air Station Point Mugu, Thousand Oaks and the Simi Valley Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  The flyover will take place at 3:05 p.m. over Naval […]

Statement: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on potential use of Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu for quarantine

Statement: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on potential use of Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu for quarantine

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), working closely with the Department of Defense and other federal partners, is taking all reasonable steps to address an evolving public health emergency. As part of that effort, Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) – Point Mugu may receive American travelers coming through Los Angeles International Airport […]

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Be one of the 60,000 people across all of California in the upcoming 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21st, 2019 from 9 am to noon!  Volunteer just 3 hours of your Saturday morning to remove debris from beaches, creeks, rivers, and parks to protect wildlife from harm while taking care of our environment. We have 26 […]

Aircraft Advisory Increase in aircraft activity at NBVC Point Mugu

Aircraft Advisory Increase in aircraft activity at NBVC Point Mugu

Ventura County Calif. – Starting Thursday, August 8, multiple aircraft will be arriving at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu, in support of a Large Force Exercise (LFE). NBVC Point Mugu will host approximately 35 aircraft to include F/A-18s, E-2Ds, and F-35s. LFE aircraft are expected to operate during daylight hours out of NBVC […]

Surf Contest at Point Mugu is Open to the Public

Surf Contest at Point Mugu is Open to the Public

The surf contest, held July 20-21 beginning at noon daily, is open to the public with free admission and parking. This is an exciting opportunity for the surfing community to access some of the best waves Southern California has to offer. The Southern swell, submarine canyon, and sandbars cause a distinctive and larger wave break […]

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Point Mugu Missile Park

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Point Mugu Missile Park

By Donna Hendricks I took these last Thursday at the Mugu Missile Park. If you’ve driven down PCH from Oxnard toward Point Mugu, you’ve passed it, and maybe noticed it, but not many have actually stopped to look at it. It’s off the base, so everyone can get close up looks at some of the […]

Unmanned helicopter reconaissance squadron relocating to Point Mugu

Unmanned helicopter reconaissance squadron relocating to Point Mugu

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the Navy’s Unmanned Helicopter Reconnaissance Squadron ONE would be relocating to Point Mugu, effective immediately. “I’m pleased to announce the squadron’s move to Pt. Mugu,” said Brownley. “Naval Base Ventura County is critical to our local economy, and this move will further strengthen […]