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US NAVSEA assumes maintenance functions for Western Pacific ship maintenance and repairs

15 October 2018
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US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has formally assumed responsibility for ship maintenance availabilities at the US Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) from Commander, US Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT).

NAVSEA’s responsibilities include the oversight of all ship maintenance and repair operations, industrial processes and procedures, and repair-related programmes. USPACFLT will retain administrative control and budget authority for SRF-JRMC, as of 1 October.

The shift is part of the US Navy (USN) effort to harmonise its repair and maintenance procedures and facilities, particularly in the Western Pacific, in the wake of the surface-ship collisions in the region.

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