Project Announcement: Readiness Improvement through Supply Chain Optimization

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to demonstrate a decision support environment within all Integrated Weapons Support Teams as a proof of concept for solving complex maintenance, sustainment, and financial issues. Its objective is to integrate the demand and supply planning processes, identify process controls and accountability standards, and develop […]

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Project Announcement: Model-based Energy Management Strategies for Ground Vehicles Efficiency Maximization

The U.S. Navy and Fleet Forces Command are partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to demonstrate how the formulation of exergy management strategies focused on minimizing the exergy losses within the powertrain architecture of EVs and HEVs can contribute to a reduction in maintenance activities and help reduce lifecycle sustainment costs in ground […]

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Project Announcement: Methodology to Develop a Long-Term Sustainment Strategy for Aging Systems – Phase III

The U.S. Airborne Strategic Command, Control and Communications Program Office is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to demonstrate that an agile product support implementation strategy is technically feasible for their aging low density/high demand aircraft utilized for specialized missions. The overall goal is to perform an independent study of the […]

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Project Announcement: Integration of Locally Derived Model Based System Engineering Tools to Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management Systems

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to integrate separate, locally derived Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) tools and processes from multiple Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) into the Navy’s Aviation PLM (AvPLM) environment. Additionally, this initiative seeks to optimize the current connected suite of MBSE tools and processes (known as […]

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Project Announcement: Innovative Carbon Fiber and Graphitic Foam Solutions – Phase III

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to develop synthetic graphite that meets cost and performance objectives for use in vehicle lithium-ion batteries. The goal of this phase will be to create prototype lithium-ion cells that will demonstrate the applicability of mesophase pitch-based synthetic graphite and graphitic foam […]

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Project Announcement: Innovation of Information Technology (IT) Processes and Reporting Capabilities for Improved Maintenance and Sustainment Efficiency – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to streamline and upgrade the IT infrastructure processes and systems used for Army Material Command (AMC) operations. The goal of this phase is to use the solutions identified in Phase I to reconfigure the systems, identify new reporting capabilities, cleanup legacy/obsolete […]

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