FRC East Collaborates with Coast Guard Aviation Facility

A collaboration that started with an executive leadership program site visit has yielded positive returns for both Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) and the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center (ALC). Representatives from FRCE traveled to Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in March to observe ALC’s Aerospace Standard (AS) 9110 Quality certification audit – a benchmark for excellence in the aviation…

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FRCE returns final Harrier to MCAS Cherry Point

The AV-8B Harrier program at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) reached a milestone on the aircraft’s journey into the sunset as the line delivered the final aircraft it will service for one of the Marine Corps’ last Harrier squadrons. In September, Marine Attack Squadron 542 (VMA-542) at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point took possession of the newly refurbished AV-8B…

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FRCE Certified for Testing F-35 Components

June 15, 2020 – A new public-private partnership with Lockheed Martin gives Fleet Readiness Center East another means of supporting naval aviation. The depot recently declared capability on 14 F-35 components, meaning FRCE is now a verified source of repair and testing for these items. “This component workload is the next step in F-35 maintenance at Fleet Readiness Center East,…

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