Project Announcement: Maintenance Sustainment Strategy Implementation – Phase II

The U.S. Air Force is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to explore alternative options of maintenance and sustainment strategies to increase capabilities, reduce costs, and minimize reliance on Original Equipment Manufacturers and third-party suppliers as it relates to the C-17 aircraft. To learn more, contact Phil Callihan at philc@ncms.org or call […]

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Project Announcement: Marine Propulsion Drivetrain Digital Twin to Support Maintenance & Sustainment

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia to demonstrate the use of best practice digital analytics for ship machinery health monitoring for a class of ship having extensive historical data, but with little historical analysis/use of that data. Digital models and condition-based asset management strategies will be used to demonstrate data collection and […]

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Project Announcement: Improved Hardware Sustainment through Solid State Additive Manufacturing Development – Phase II

The U.S. Armed Forces are partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to expand the understanding of Cold Spray capabilities to repair more parts for the aerospace and ground vehicle industry. Overall improvement in part quality will enlarge the range of material properties and increase the overall robustness of the markets. In […]

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Project Announcement: Digital Manufacturing Integration for Supply Chain – Phase II

The U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Special Operations Forces Veterans are partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased CTMA initiative to assess the capability of an innovative modular design environment using digital manufacturing and additive manufacturing to support requirements in an enterprise setting for worldwide deployment using the Next Generation Combat Vehicle […]

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Project Announcement: Advanced Integration of Vehicle Kits for Improved Reliability and Reduced Logistics Footprint

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia to evaluate new methods to improve the integration of new technology upgrades into existing vehicles and other complex systems. The goal is to reduce maintenance and lifecycle costs as well as improve supportability through a smaller logistics footprint. To learn more, contact Susan Shaw at susans@ncms.org […]

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Project Announcement: Airless Tire Technology – Phase II

The U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased CTMA initiative to demonstrate and validate airless tire technology solutions on a Light Tactical All-Terrain vehicle system which can be scaled to other vehicle systems in the future. To learn more, contact Mike DeHeer at michaeld@ncms.org or call 734-205-5963. […]

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Project Announcement: Improving Logistics, Maintenance, and Sustainment Planning of Wheeled Vehicles and Watercraft – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased CTMA initiative to ensure that the integration of maintenance and sustainment considerations are implemented into all facets of a program. The maintenance and sustainment considerations include planning, implementation, and management activities associated with the acquisition, development, production, fielding, support, and disposal of a […]

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