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COORDINATION OF REPAIR.
Ships will undergo a Phase Maintenance Program based on the Class
Maintenance Plan (CMP). These maintenance activities will generally be
conducted at a repair berth. Ships in drydock and in inactive status require
specialized criteria that NAVFAC will provide as requested. Coordinate capability
of local ship repair facilities and salvage operations with NAVSEA SUPSHIP.
The following facilities should be available within a reasonable distance from the
support facility homeport.
a. A Ship Maintenance Facility (SMF) housing the machine tools,
industrial processes and work functions necessary to perform non-
radiological depot level maintenance on ship propulsion plants.
b. A Maintenance Support Facility (MSF) housing both administrative and
technical staff offices supporting ship propulsion plant maintenance, as
well as central area for receiving, inspecting, shipping, and storing
hazardous/mixed waste materials and maintenance materials, and
controlled radiological tank storage.
c. A Controlled Industrial Facility (CIF) or Radiological Work Facility used
for the inspection, modification, and repair of radiological controlled
equipment and components associated with Naval nuclear propulsion
plants. It also provides facilities and equipment for the treatment,
reclamation, and packaging for disposal of radiologically controlled liquids
and solids. It includes non-radiologically controlled spaces for
administration and other support functions.
d. Drydock facilities for various classes of ships. Refer to UFC 4-213-12
for listing and details on active U.S. Navy graving drydocks. Consult with
NAVSEA and the ship's Maintenance Program Master Plan and Class
Master Plan (CMP) for specific requirements. Few floating drydocks
remain active as service craft in the U.S. Navy inventory. Special
moorings may be required for floating drydocks and special considerations
for dredging (and shoaling) to allow for lowering of the dock is required.
e. Phased Maintenance Activities (PMA). PMA is a short, labor-intensive
availability for ships in a Phased Maintenance Program for the
stations, PMA is performed at general purpose berthing piers. PMA is
discussed in detail in a subsequent section.
Every 18 months an aircraft carrier will undergo a 6-month "Planned Incremental
Availability (PIA)" at the repair berth. For CVN's, also coordinate with NAVSEA