Joint Intermittence Testing (JIT) Capability – Phase II

NCMS Project #: 140801 Problem: Intermittent faults are a growing problem in electronic equipment, and many of the maintenance problems are due to material fatigue and interconnectivity problems between electronic components or assemblies. Hard failure, where wiring issues are consistent, are relatively routine to detect and fix. However, major electrical issues occur when the electrical […]

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Joint Field Service Evaluation Plan (Common Vendor)

NCMS Project #: 140809 Problem: Many OEMs manufacture a wide variety of products for different market segments. These components or products may have separate part numbers and be managed by different departments or organizations. Product management “silos” rarely share manufacturing data so it is highly likely that common parts or derivatives of common parts will [...]Read More »

Industrial Human Augmentation Systems (iHAS) for Improved Shipyard Operations – Phase II

NCMS Project #: 140816 Problem: Manufacturing operations in industry often consist of repetitive motions with ergonomic challenges, particularly in lifting and placement of heavy or bulky objects. Exoskeletal systems offer freedom of movement with the assistance of a robotic-type shell (exoskeletal) made up of strong, lightweight material worn by individuals to assist them with everyday […]

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Increased Reliability of Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) System – Phase II Test Program Set (TPS) Integration and Training

NCMS Project #: 140721 Problem: The health of electrical systems is vital to the reliable operation for both commercial and military aircraft, naval vessels, ground vehicles, trains, and alternative energy generators. FADEC systems are vital to engine control and performance. Failure of a FADEC system could result in a complete loss of engine control, a [...]Read More »

Expeditionary Fluid Analysis Capability (EFAC) – Phase II

NCMS Project #: 140803 Problem: Multiple studies of fluid analysis programs within the Department of Defense (DoD) have determined that over 80% of the recovered oil still met or exceeded manufacturers specifications after it was recovered during equipment oil changes. Additionally, fluid technology has advanced to the point wherein units can take advantage of low [...]Read More »

Erosion/Corrosion Resistant Coatings for Gas Turbine Engine Compressor Systems Operating in both Sand and Maritime Environments

NCMS Project #: 140428/140440/140459/140476 Problem: Several U.S. Military aircraft operate in both sand and salt environments resulting in both erosion and corrosion of gas turbine engine compressor airfoils. Shipboard gas turbine engines can experience both erosion and corrosion due to water wash maintenance procedures used to remove salt deposits with the engine. Benefits: Increase flight-readiness […]

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