We Help Bring the Warfighter Home
Fairlead is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Certified

Fairlead is an end-to-end supplier to Defense contractors, providing the initial concept to the fully realized design of shipboard integrated products and systems. An ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified Veteran Owned Small Business, Fairlead designs and manufactures machinery control systems, power distribution systems, large-scale mechanical structures, and precision fabricated/machined components and subsystems, from prototype to full-rate production. Fairlead also provides comprehensive ship repair and preservation services at our facilities in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.

Fairlead’s products are part of mission critical systems in the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz and Ford-class aircraft carriers, Virginia and Columbia-class submarines, all classes of surface combatants and amphibious ships including Arleigh Burke Class DDGs, San Antonio Class LPDs, LHA-8, the Littoral Combat Ship class, and many classes of support and Auxiliary ships of the Military Sealift Command, the Maritime Administration, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Our Capabilities

Fairlead designs, builds and qualifies integrated electro/mechanical products and subsystems for military and industrial applications. Fairlead provides superior machining, fabrication and assembly capabilities.

  • Machinery Controls
  • Motor Controls
  • Power Distribution
  • Power Conversion
  • HVAC Controls
  • Propulsion Controls
  • Containerized Outfitting
  • LCS Mission Modules
  • Launch & Recovery Systems
  • Mil-Spec Fabrications
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Engineering
Ship Repair

Fairlead is a premier east coast marine vessel repair facility providing invaluable services to both commercial and military organizations.

  • Overhauls & Conversions
  • Modernization
  • Small Boat to Large Vessel
  • 1,250 Ton Lift
  • Downriver Service
  • World-Wide Support

Fairlead fabricates, assembles and preserves large mechanical structures in support of Aircraft Carrier and Submarine construction.

  • Structural Fabrication
  • Repair & Restoration
  • Large Blast/Paint Bays
  • Preservation Services
  • Deep Water Access
  • Outfitting