Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic (FRCMA) performs scheduled integrated maintenance inspection and repair, unscheduled emergency in-service repair, structural and electronic system modification, weight and balance and Non-Destructive Inspections on numerous carrier based aircraft, as well as Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) on aviation capable ships, saving the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) thousands of dollars while maintaining state-of-the art war fighting capability.
The FRCMA vision is to be an enduring World Class Aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Organization, focused on leveraging the full potential of our diverse capabilities and skills with the center of our attention on war fighting mission requirements, quality products and services for our customers, and cost wise readiness. We are dedicated to delivering products and services to our customers Safely, Professionally and On-Time (SPOT).
FRCMA is the industrial leader in the region. It features Intermediate and Depot level support and its workforce is comprised of nearly 2,500 military, civil service and contract personnel who take great pride in their contributions to fleet readiness and the defense of our country.
In October 2006, FRCMA was established aboard NAS Oceana and realigned under Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers and Commander, Naval Air Forces. Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic is one of seven Fleet Readiness Centers devoted to the maintenance of naval aircraft and provides full-spectrum aircraft maintenance operations, possessing all of the key capabilities required to maintain high-performance tactical aircraft in support of war fighter readiness.
The FRCMA Staff is located in Hangar 200. FRCMA also consists of seven different sites that are dispersed across five geographical locations: FRCMA Oceana, FRCMA Norfolk, FRCMA New Orleans, FRCMA Washington (DC), FRCMA Patuxent River, Voyage Repair Team (VRT) Norfolk and Mayport, and FRCMA Aircraft Department (Oceana and Norfolk). These sites support the F/A-18, E-2, C-2, H-60, CH-46, AH-1, UH-1, EA-6B and H-53 aircraft/helicopters, ground support equipment, associated F-404, T-56, T-700, T-400, and T-64 engine models, and ALRE.