Country: United States Region: Washington
Latitude: 47° 43' 45" N Longitude: -123° 15' 25" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
47°43'20"N 122°43'51"W NSB Kitsap (Washington). https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrnw/installations/navbase_kitsap.html
Created in 2004 by merging the former Naval Station Bremerton with Naval Submarine Base Bangor. Serving as host command for the Navy’s fleet throughout the West Puget Sound and provides base operating services, including support for surface ships and submarines homeported at Bremerton and Bangor.
Providing service, programs and facilities that meet the needs of hosted operational commands, tenant activities, crews and employees.
Accommodating the underground Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC) at grid 47°43'16"N 122°43'6"W, a hi-sec base in Washington that stores and maintains the Trident II ballistic missiles and their nuclear warheads for the strategic submarine fleet operating in the Pacific Ocean.
Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Bangor secures strategic assets within the Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific area of responsibility in order to prevent unauthorized access or loss of control. Additionally, the battaion is prepared to conduct recapture or recovery operations in order to regain control of compromised strategic assets http://www.mcsfr.marines.mil/portals/10/MCSFBN_Bangor.png
This base is the main Trident submarine base for the US Pacific Fleet and is home to several ballistic missile submarines http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/USS_Louisiana_%28SSBN-743%29.jpg (SSBN), guided missile submarines http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/Ohio-class_submarine_launches_Tomahawk_Cruise_missiles_%28artist_concept%29.jpg (SSGN), fast attack submarines (SSN) and two aircraft carriers (CVN).
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