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UWDC, Detachment Norfolk
The official website of UWDC, Detachment Norfolk
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Mailing Address

UWDC Norfolk
1837 Morris Street, STE 250
NORFOLK, VA 23511-3330


UWDC, under the direction of Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR), leads undersea superiority and enables the combat lethality and desired effects generated from, and within, the Undersea Domain. This document defines "Undersea Warfare" (USW) as any capability (or function that enables a particular capability) to produce these effects. The USW mission encompasses all relevant maritime regimes (e.g. space and Arctic operations) and brings with it the necessity to provide breadth and depth across multiple commands and the entire Doctrine, Operations, Training, Material, Leadership, Personnel, and Facilities (DOTMLPF) spectrum.


Officer-in-Charge – Capt. Jonathan Cantor
Deputy Officer-in-Charge – James Sposato
Executive Officer – Cmdr. Sean Edwards


Visiting UWDC Norfolk

Where We Are:
We are located in Bldg Z-133, 3rd floor, Naval Station Norfolk.

Parking is available in the parking lot in front, and on the sides of Bldg Z-133 (UWDC DET NORFOLK). Only park in unmarked parking spots.

Visit Requests:
Submit via the Joint Clearance and Access Verification System (JCAVS). Use N532226 to search for our Security Management Office.

Foreign Visitors:
Please submit visit request 30 days prior to the planned visit through their Embassy using DOD Foreign Visits System (FVS).

Important Phone Numbers:
Admin Office – (757) 445-8616
SDO – (757) 375-2537

UWDC Det Norfolk is located on the Third Floor of Bldg Z-133. Use the front entrance facing Morris Street. If security clearances are on file, the UWDC Det Norfolk receptionist will notify the visitor’s point of contact and will provide visitors with further guidance. Visitors will use storage cabinet outside of main entrance on the 3rd floor to secure their portable electronic devices (PEDs) (cell phones, etc.).

Other Security Issues:
All bags will be subject to visual inspection. Cell Phones, are not allowed inside UWDC Det Norfolk spaces. Please leave them in your vehicle or turn them over to the front desk. Cameras are not allowed without formal approval.

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