Navy Establishes New Surface Ship Maintenance Activity
From Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communication Public Affairs
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Navy leadership officially established the Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) during a ceremony Nov. 8 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
SURFMEPP is a Naval Sea Systems Command activity responsible for managing the long-term maintenance requirements for ships in the surface fleet.
Initiated in May 2009 as a NAVSEA field activity called the Surface Ship Lifecycle Management (SSLCM) Activity, the ceremony officially established SURFMEPP as a shore command, responsible for providing a comprehensive assessment and sustainment infrastructure for surface ships.
Capt. Timothy Corrigan, who previously served as director of SSLCM, will now serve as the SURFMEPP commanding officer.
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