Project Announcement: US Navy Verification and Certification through Blockchain Concept Paper

The U.S. Navy is interested in working with outside partners to improve the management and security of aircraft logistics data by implementing a blockchain network to transfer, validate, and protect data across installations and organizational units. This data is used to determine the health, availability, maintenance level, and readiness of naval aircraft. Those interested in […]

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Project Announcement: CBM+ Data Integration with Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

The U.S. Navy seeks support in identifying ways to integrate CBM+ and RCM data to proactive identify performance degradation and optimize preventative maintenance processes. Maintenance personnel currently perform RCM analysis through traditional methods, limiting their ability to analyze large amounts of data generated by modern aircraft (e.g., flight parameters, temperature, vibration, fatigue, etc.). This project […]

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Project Announcement: Total Army Operational Mobilization and Replacements Integration, Sustainment, and Synchronization

The U.S. Army seeks external partners to modify existing government software assets, adding capabilities related to cost projections, resource planning, and asset and personnel tracking. In addition, they must also document how these modifications may be implemented and integrated into current systems, processes, and standards. These new capabilities will support more efficient operation of the […]

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Project Announcement: Advanced Logistics Innovation Concepts and Education

The U.S. Marine Corps seeks to establish a logistics-based training partnership with experts from industry and academia, updating training curricula to better conform with Marine Corps doctrine and tactics and current best practices. Areas of interest include logistics chain management, maintenance, and maintenance-and-sustainment-related technologies, communicated through short curricula adaptable for use in both resident and […]

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Project Announcement: Optimization of Supply Chain and Inventory Management Systems and Processes

The U.S. Navy seeks external partners to update the supply chain inventory management systems and processes associated with maintaining legacy aircraft such as the E-6B. The service life of the E-6B has been extended past its initial 25-year period, resulting in significant obsolescence challenges.  As the aircraft remains in operation, the requirements to sustain it […]

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Project Announcement: Ship Repair and Maintenance Innovation

The U.S. Navy seeks support in evaluating the use of a range of maintenance technologies at the Naval Ship Repair Facility in Yokosuka, Japan. These technologies fall into a range of domains, including metrology, viscometry, human augmentation and magnetic mounts, wiring inspection, and metal parts fabrication. The repair facility in Yokosuka is part of the […]

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Project Announcement: Strategy and Innovation; Enterprise Innovation Management Phase III

The U.S. Navy seeks external support in establishing an “Agility Cell” to implement agile practices within the Department of the Navy (DON), providing support on issues ranging from education and training, program development and analysis, data strategy, process implementation, and collaboration. This project is part of a larger effort to reorient functions formerly ascribed to […]

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