Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC)
EAST CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile-destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command underway replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199) while it participates in a replenishment at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile-destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile-destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89). Fitzgerald is on patrol with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group in the 7th Fleet are of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Dionne/released)
SRF-JRMC provides ship maintenance and modernization to U.S. Pacific Fleet Type Commanders using advanced industrial techniques… The command mission is, "Keep the SEVENTH Fleet Operationally Ready"
Accomplishing the SRF-JRMC Mission
SRF-JRMC Yokosuka is a full service, non-nuclear Navy-operated shipyard providing modernization, maintenance and repair to the ships of U.S. SEVENTH Fleet through depot-level maintenance availabilities (including dry dockings), Continuous Maintenance (CM), Fleet Technical Assistance (FTA), emergent repairs and voyage repairs (VR).
SRF-JRMC Detachment Sasebo is a full service Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) that primarily contracts U.S. SEVENTH Fleet ship repair work to the private sector in support of depot-level maintenance availabilities, with an in-house capability for continuous maintenance (CM), emergent repairs, voyage repairs (VR), and some Fleet Technical Assistance (FTA) in support of the ships of U.S. SEVENTH Fleet.
SRF-JRMC in Yokosuka performs and oversees modernization, maintenance and repair on USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), the nation’s only forward deployed carrier, the SEVENTH Fleet Flagship, USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), three (3) forward deployed Aegis guided missile cruisers (CG) and eight (8) forward deployed Aegis guided missile destroyers. Totaling 21ships including Detachment Sasebo, SRF-JRMC is responsible for 15% of the Navy’s surface fleet and partners with PSNS&IMF to maintain the forward deployed carrier.
The ships currently forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan are:
- USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)
- USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19)
- USS ANTIETAM (CG 54)
- USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62)
- USS SHILOH (CG 67)
- USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54)
- USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG 56)
- USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62)
- USS STETHEM (DDG 63)
- USS BENFOLD (DDG 65)
- USS LASSEN (DDG 82)
- USS McCAMPBELL (DDG 85)
- USS MUSTIN (DDG 89)
SRF-JRMC Yokosuka is located onboard U.S. Fleet Activities, Yokosuka (FAY) 43 miles south of Tokyo and approximately 18 miles south of Yokohama at the entrance of Tokyo Bay. FAY is the largest overseas U.S. Naval installation in the world and is considered one of the most strategically important bases in the U.S. military. Commands forward deployed to FAY include SEVENTH Fleet, Carrier Strike Group FIVE, Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN, and Submarine Group SEVEN.
To learn more about U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, (FAY), see:
SRF-JRMC Detachment Sasebo
SRF-JRMC Detachment Sasebo performs and oversees modernization, maintenance and repair on four (4) forward deployed amphibious ships, including USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6), and fours (4) forward deployed mine countermeasure ships.
The ships currently forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan are:
- USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
- USS GREEN BAY (LPD 20)
- USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42)
- USS TORTUGA (LSD 46)
- USS PATRIOT (MCM 7)
- USS PIONEER (MCM 9)
- USS WARRIOR (MCM 10)
- USS CHIEF (MCM 14)
SRF-JRMC Detachment Sasebo is located onboard U.S. Fleet Activities, Sasebo (FAS) on Kyushu island, about 45 miles from the prefectural capital of Nagasaki, 78 miles from Fukuoka, largest city on the island, and about 600 miles from Tokyo. The important bilateral relationship between Japan and the United States that exists today is very evident at FAS, where ships of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and the United States Seventh Fleet share this excellent port. Activities forward deployed to FAS include Amphibious Group TWO Detachment, Amphibious Squadron ELEVEN, Mine Countermeasures Squadron SEVEN, and Naval Beach Unit SEVEN.
To learn more about U.S. Fleet Activities, Sasebo (FAS), see:
Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Mission, Vision and Values
SRF-JRMC Mission Statement-
“KEEP THE SEVENTH FLEET OPERATIONALLY READY”
“Nan Demo Dekimasu” – We Can Do Anything
To be the best performing U.S. Naval Ship Maintenance Provider, we will be a model organization that:
- Is the employer of choice, known for its cooperative spirit, friendly workplace, respectful working environment, and diversity of thought, providing challenging and rewarding professional development opportunities.
- Continuously improves safety, quality, timeliness, productivity, efficiency, and environmental protection, while maintaining technical compliance.
- Possesses required capabilities, operates modern facilities, and employs state of the art technologies.
- Consistently exceeds our internal and external customers’ expectations.
SRF-JRMC Guiding Principles-
- We are dedicated to maintaining SEVENTH FLEET operational readiness by delivering first-time quality ship repair and modernization in a timely and cost efficient manner.
- We will conduct ourselves with absolute integrity.
- We will always remain vigilant to stay safe and accident free.
- We will provide a safe and harmonious working environment, which recognizes the dignity of the individual and the benefits of teamwork.
- People are our most valuable resource. We will ensure they are fully trained and equipped to carry out SRF-JRMC’s mission.
- We will continuously strive to protect our environment and its natural and cultural resources.
- We will strive to improve our products and services through unrelenting continuous improvement.
- We will keep SRF-JRMC fully loaded with work that enhances the skills and talents of our people.
- We will strive to communicate and enhance our bilingual capability and work together to improve our winning team.
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Puget Sound and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF) Detachment, Yokosuka
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