DEIs Inspect, Repair and Test USS Comstock Engine
Diesel Engine Inspectors (DEIs) from Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment (DET) Bahrain completed inspections, repairs and testing on USS Comstock (LSD-45) in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 17.
The DEIs provided an immediate response to support the ship by conducting a comprehensive post-casualty failure analysis to 2A main propulsion diesel engine (MPDE) following a cracked cylinder liner to its NR. 6 cylinder.
The mission of FDRMC DET Bahrain is to provide engineering and technical services for maintenance and modernization of naval ships and craft in the Fifth Fleet Area of Responsibility.
FDRMC DET Bahrain provides intermediate- and depot-level maintenance for nine forward deployed naval force ships, which includes CNO and Continuous Maintenance (CMAV/CM) availability, planning, execution and oversight.
The detachment also provides Voyage Repair planning, execution and oversight for ships operating in the Fifth Fleet Area of Responsibility.
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