Project Announcement: Turbine Compressor Blade Evaluation

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multiphase project that investigates the operating conditions, vibration characteristics, and component life of AGT 1500 compressor blades (specifically Low Pressure Compressor [LPC] stage 4) subject to erosion degradation, erosion preventive coating, and composite material substitution. The evaluation will determine if coated blades provide an […]

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

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a second phase of a project that is exploring ways to upgrade and optimize digital platforms to better monitor resource utilization and expenditures. This software evaluation will include building tools to evaluate and prioritize potential resource deficit solutions then track solution implementation and calculate the […]

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Project Announcement: Functional Coatings for Vehicle Autonomy

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase project developing easy-to-clean coatings for small robotic systems to shed mud and dirt and maintain operations. Specifically, this project will develop and evaluate coatings for lenses and housings of sensor systems for large platforms to maintain sensor performance and demonstrate the best performing […]

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Sources Sought: SMEs for Development of Smart Glasses for Maintenance Purposes

NCMS is assisting the U.S. Marine Corps, NAVAIR, and NAVSEA in identifying subject matter experts (SMEs) for advice regarding a new initiative aimed at developing an optical head-mounted display with hands-free, voice-activated technology for storing and displaying technical manuals and recording maintenance activities with a built-in camera. Additionally, the team plans on creating a scalable […]

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Project Announcement: Automated Test Equipment for Vehicle Maintenance Programs

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia to develop a new testing procedure and the hardware and software for testing redesigned Line Replaceable Units/Shop Replaceable Units resulting in long-term successes supporting multiple vehicle systems. Additionally, validation of the manufacturing processes is a critical aspect of the project to greatly reduce excessive lead times, […]

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