CTMA Connector October 2013: DoD Maintenance Update

October 28, 2013. Welcome to The CTMA Connector, a monthly newsletter designed to provide news and ideas about the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program. The CTMA program is a joint Department of Defense/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (DoD/NCMS) effort promoting collaborative technology development between industry and the DoD maintenance and repair facilities.

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CTMA Connector September 2013: DoD Maintenance Update

September 27, 2013. Welcome to The CTMA Connector, a monthly newsletter designed to provide news and ideas about the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program. The CTMA program is a joint Department of Defense/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (DoD/NCMS) effort promoting collaborative technology development between industry and the DoD maintenance and repair facilities.

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CTMA Connector July 2013: DoD Maintenance Update

July 26, 2013. Welcome to The CTMA Connector, a monthly newsletter designed to provide news and ideas about the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program. The CTMA program is a joint Department of Defense/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (DoD/NCMS) effort promoting collaborative technology development between industry and the DoD maintenance and repair facilities.

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CTMA Project- 2D/3D Data Model Collaboration between FRC Southwest, FRC East, and FRC Southeast

July 16, 2013. Current aircraft procured by NAVAIR are designed and fabricated utilizing state-of-the-art technology consisting of computer aided design, computer aided engineering, and computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM/CAE). The design definition of these aircraft are created and delivered as 3D solid model based definition in electronic media. The current state of technology used within the Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) makes it impossible for the responsible agencies to provide effective sustainability.

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NCMS at a Glance- May 2013- Manufacturing Innovation

May 30, 2013. The May 2013 update from National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) delivering manufacturing innovation powered by “Collaboration That Works”. George Mason University and NCMS Celebrate Launch of New Center for Collision Safety & Analysis, CTMA Partners Meeting, Digital Manufacturing SIG, and Robotics SIG.

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NCMS at a Glance- April 2013- Manufacturing Innovation

April 29, 2013. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder saluted Michigan Robotics Day, which “…highlights to the rest of Michigan and the entire country how important robotics are,” and by its third year has grown to one of the premier events celebrating National Robotics Week. He also answered questions on a wide range of subjects during a Q&A session moderated by NCMS President & CEO Rick Jarman.

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