The workforce of NSWC PHD consists of civilian and military employees whose focus is the safe and effective operation of weapon and combat systems for the Navy.
With two off-site locations (detachments), the command supports the Navy with In-Service Engineering, Test and Evaluation, and Integrated Logistics Support. In addition to Port Hueneme, California, the command offers
Search radar engineering at Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Live-fire and directed energy testing at White Sands, New Mexico
The command employs over 2,000 civilian and military personnel throughout the three sites.