How the NavAir Advanced Measurement
Systems and Reverse Engineering Lab Keeps F-18's FlyingCalled the birth place of naval aviation, the United
States Naval Base at Coronado Island, San Diego,
CA (NBC) provides a shore-based platform for 16
helicopter squadrons, 2 fixed wing squadrons, two aircraft
carriers, four SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Teams, Navy Expeditionary
Combat Command squadrons, and other air, surface
and subsurface commands.
The huge base is also home to the Fleet Readiness Center
Southwest (FRCSW), which overhauls, repairs, and modifies
Navy and Marine Corps front line tactical, logistical,
and rotary-wing aircraft and their components. FRCSW airc...