February 18, 2013. NCMS has made available five new project technical reports for purchase.
Project findings are presented from the Enhanced Wiring Integrity System (EWIS) Project. The wiring system is the infrastructure that links electrical, electromechanical and electronics subsystems. Wiring is truly a critical system that requires new maintenance tools and processes.
The Process Substitution Methodology project for composite materials provided immediate benefit to the Department of Defense (DoD) war fighting capability during missions in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Iraq.
A variety of landing gear components are failing without having reached their desired service lives. The failures are due primarily to stress corrosion cracking (SCC) and fatigue. The objective of this project was to improve the fatigue life and SCC resistance through the application of laser peening technology to selected components.