Project Announcement: Optimizing Facilities to Ensure Reliability and Maintainability of Large Metal 3D Printers – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to develop an understanding of the facilities requirements and processes necessary to set up and conduct large metal additive and other advanced manufacturing activities. Specifically, this initiative will seek to use a large-scale 3D metal printer to machine 3D metal printed […]

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Project Announcement: Exploration of Novel Technologies to Reduce Lifecycle Maintenance Costs – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to refine the advanced manufacturing process and capability to apply a wear-resistant cold spray coating to the inner diameter of large-caliber tubes and machine that coating to blueprint geometry and specifications using waterjet milling. For more information about this ongoing project […]

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Project Announcement: Predictive Analytics Solution for Disparate Data Systems – Phase III

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to assess and demonstrate the impact of a technology-enabled integrated decision support platform on the maintenance and sustainment of current and future commercial and warfighting operations. The effort leverages a framework of IT innovation to include a Data Lake, Predictive Analytic […]

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Project Announcement: Optimizing Digitization and Automation to Improve Smart Manufacturing and Maintenance Activities

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to develop systems and processes that provide a modernized, cost-enhanced approach to legacy manufacturing and maintenance. The goal is to help to improve the manufacturing maintenance, repair, and overhaul of specific systems through surrogate trials at a specific facility. For more information about […]

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Project Announcement: Advanced Provisioning Processes to Ensure Availability and Sustainability – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phase CTMA initiative to develop effective and sustainable processes for reducing the time and expense needed to ensure source control end products have the necessary spares and special tools to meet product delivery schedules and customer needs.  These processes must be flexible and sustainable […]

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Project Announcement: Updating Legacy Equipment Technical Data Packages for Improved Manufacturability and Maintenance

The U.S. Department of Defense is partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to develop and demonstrate a manufacturing process and updated technical data package for armored vehicles to facilitate flexible variants and tailor the ability of protection packages to meet specific threats.  To meet this objective, this initiative will research, refine and design […]

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