An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Fleet Readiness Center West


Strengthen operational readiness and combat capabilities of Naval Aviation weapons systems through expeditious repair of aircraft, engines and components.

The world's finest off-wing aviation maintenance command

Fleet Readiness Center West is located aboard Naval Air Station Lemoore, resting in the center of California's sunny San Joaquin valley. One of the nation's richest agricultural areas, the farmland of the San Joaquin Valley supports a major portion of the world's food supply. With this small town and agricultural atmosphere, you will meet some of the friendliest people you have ever come in contact with. Additionally, NAS Lemoore is centrally located between many points of interest such as; Los Angeles and San Francisco, Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks, Carmel, Morro Bay, and the beaches of the Monterey Peninsula.

We provide the highest quality Intermediate and Depot Level aviation maintenance, component repair, and logistics support to the Fleet both locally and around the world, in the fastest, safest, most cost efficient manner possible. We enhance Fleet readiness and combat capability for our warfighters.

Our Command consists of over 1,600 dedicated personnel comprised of Active Duty and Reserve Sailors and Marines, Civil Service employees, and supporting contractors. It is these men and women that have made our Command the premier organization known as Fleet Readiness Center West.

Other aviation maintenance activities belonging to the FRCW organization structure are located at NAS Fallon, NV, NAWS China Lake, and the JRB Fort Worth, TX.

Our vision

Provide rapid, efficient, and effective maintenance, overhaul and repair services in support of the Navy’s mission to man, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas.

As a Premier Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Organization, FRC WEST delivers preeminent value, quality product and rapid return-to-service of critical war-fighting capability in peacetime and war, for as long as operational necessity requires, leveraging the full potential of our diverse skills and workforce.

Command strategy

  • We are Aviation Maintenance Professionals, singularly focused on Flightline Readiness.
  • We do things right, by the book; first time, every time.
  • Lives and equipment depend on our skills and competence.
  • We provide a professional product that world-class organizations pay premium dollars for in civilian industry.
  • Our professionalism and pride is evident in everything we do.
  • We possess the skills, talent and innovation to support the Navy’s combat mission.
  • By promoting a culture of shared knowledge and peer mentorship, we are self-sustaining.
  • We do not compromise or lower our standards for any reason.
  • That’s what makes us FRC WEST. We are Maintenance Professionals.

Guidance-Card-Icon Dept-Exclusive-Card-Icon