Project Announcement: Inspection and Fractographic Analysis to Develop a Digital Twin for a Legacy Aircraft – Phase III

The U.S. Air Force is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased initiative to evaluate the benefits of using a digital twin within the B-1 environment. This project will provide the military with “non-proprietary government-owned” models and methods that can be used to evaluate damage or changes to the aircraft usage in order to […]

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Project Announcement: Advanced Manufacturing to Increase Aircraft Functionality and Sustainability

The U.S. Air Force is partnering with industry and academia to improve the state of advanced materials, virtual prototyping, virtual visualization, advanced manufacturing and simulated maintenance planning to conduct an all-aspect feasibility study and operational simulation of an aircraft kit that will temporarily modify an existing aircraft to have amphibious capabilities. To learn more about […]

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Project Announcement: Elimination of Hexavalent Chromium/Cadmium for Sustainment – Phase III

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia to evaluate Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) as a replacement for Cadmium plating with Hexavalent Chromium for fasteners. This project aims to mitigate the amount of Hexavalent Chromium and Cadmium in the Army maintenance and sustainment environment. To learn more about this project contact CTMA@ncms.org. We encourage the participation […]

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