Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment Rota was established to provide Fleet Support to 4 BMD DDGs homeported in Rota, Spain. Manned with highly specialized technicians and support staff personnel, the detachment provides sustainment, fleet technical assistance and voyage repair of naval ships and craft in the FIFTH and SIXTH Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). Manned with numerous highly specialized technicians the staff provides Distance Support and Fleet Technical Assistance to the ships deployed to Mediterranean Sea, while a cadre of maintenance professional provide oversight for Continuous Maintenance Availabilities (CMAVs) on ships and the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense facilities in Romania and Poland. In addition, the staff at Naples serve as the headquarters for the FDRMC, providing command and control functions and oversight for the maintenance detachments in Manama, Bahrain and Rota, Spain.
U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain is the “Gateway to the Mediterranean.” Naval Station Rota is located on Base Naval de Rota, a Spanish Naval base on the southwest coast of the beautiful Kingdom of Spain, adjacent to the cities of Rota and El Puerto de Santa Maria.
A tour of duty at FDRMC offers a variety of things to see and experience as this area is a wonderful place to live and work. Being stationed here also gives you the unique opportunity to share the Spanish culture with your family and friends. Our Spanish hosts and neighbors are warm and friendly. Whether you come here with your family or you are single, there are countless opportunities for travel, education, and personal and professional growth. Bienvenido a Espana!