|Fleet Readiness Center Southwest|
|Active||1919 - Present|
|Commanding Officer||CAPT Anthony Jaramillo|
|Ceremonial chief||CAPT Steve Lehee|
|Command Master Chief||CMDCM(SW/AW) Joel Rodriguez|
FRCSW was established in 1919 on NAS North Island CA. Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) is the first aviation maintenance and repair facility established in the DoD making the command the birthplace of naval aviation maintenance. It is one of six main Fleet Readiness Centers in the US Navy. FRCSW provides support to Navy and Marine Corps tactical, logistical and rotary wing aircraft and their components. FRCSW maintains field sites at Point Mugu, Camp Pendleton, and MCAS Miramar. MCAS Yuma, MCAS Kaneohe Bay, NAS Whidbey Island as well as in Okinawa and Iwakuni, Japan.
"We generate readiness through timely and responsive production of engines, aircraft, and components for the warfighter."
FRCSW employed 4,650 people, of which 877 were military.
FRCSW is the only Navy facility performing overhaul on General Electric LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine engines; these engines power a large number of the Navy’s surface fleet, including Spruance-Class, Aegis-Class, and Burke-Class surface warfare ships. FRCSW repairs and maintains the steam powered catapults, arresting gear systems and landing guidance systems on board Navy aircraft carriers thus assuring the safe take off and landing of military personnel and aircraft. FRCSW also has 3 3-D Printers capable of printing a variety of aircraft components such as aircraft tailhooks and various covers to covers cracks found on F-18s.
- Captain Anthony Jaramillo (March 2018 – Present)
- Captain Craig Owen (August 2016 - March 2018)
- Captain Timothy H. Pfannenstein (August 2014 - August 2016)
- Captain Donald B. Simmons, III (April 2013 - August 2014)
- Captain John C. Smajdek (August 2011 - April 2013)
- Captain N. F. Melnick (August 2009 - August 2011)
- Captain Michael A. Kelly (January 2008 - August 2009)
- Fleet Readiness Center East
- Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic
- Fleet Readiness Center Northwest
- Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
- Fleet Readiness Center West
- Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific
- "2017 INDA Navy Gold Coast" (PDF). Fleet Readiness Center Southwest. https://www.navygoldcoast.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/2017Presentations/WedBallroom/NavyMarineChallenges/5CaptOwen2017GoldCoastupdate.pdf.
- "U.S Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest" (PDF). US Navy, Fleet Readiness Center Southwest. https://www.cmsc.org/stuff/contentmgr/files/0/c69fed6a2342158c92bd8c9f453c9839/misc/2012_visitor_brochure__sm_.pdf.
- Myers, Meghann (21 March 2015). "3-D printers save time, money in major aircraft repairs". https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2015/03/21/3-d-printers-save-time-money-in-major-aircraft-repairs/.
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