NCMS Opens New Office in Norfolk, Virginia

NCMS has expanded its operations by opening a new office in Norfolk, VA. This new location is the fifth for the organization, joining existing offices in Ann Arbor, MI; Bremerton, WA; Aberdeen, MD; and Washington, DC. This new facility represents a deep commitment to our partners and will provide dedicated space for NCMS’s network to […]

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Initiative Defines Requirements for Applying Predictive Maintenance Capabilities to Autonomous Vehicles

In recent years, maintenance and sustainment professionals have increasingly been advancing predictive maintenance capabilities to catch and solve problems before they cause catastrophic failures. As the software and hardware used in vehicle systems becomes more complex, reactive vehicle maintenance becomes more challenging and expensive, necessitating increased investment in improving proactive maintenance. Recently, the CTMA Program […]

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Project Improves Sustainment Strategies for Critical but Rarely Used Equipment

Across the US, commercial and governmental organizations maintain fleets of critical equipment that must be kept ready for handling emergencies, natural disasters, and hazardous materials. As this equipment ages, many municipalities struggle with sustaining these assets in a streamlined and cost-effective manner. Likewise, the Department of Defense faces similar challenges, particularly with the Boeing E-6B […]

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CyManII To Survey Manufacturers Moving Toward Digital Transformation

The US Department of Energy’s Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) has launched a survey based on its Cybersecurity Manufacturing Roadmap, which highlights 17 key challenges that manufacturers face during their digital transformation. The purpose of this survey is to understand industry priorities among these 17 challenges. Feedback regarding these challenges will be critical for CyManII […]

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New Member Spotlight: Engineering USA

Engineering USA provides Industry 4.0 digital engineering and manufacturing technologies across multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, and defense. With clients such as NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NATO members, and defense manufacturers, the company improves weapons systems and mission readiness through digital transformation solutions for part design, redesign, production, supply chain, automation, depot and facility optimization, and monitoring […]

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Upcoming Tech Showcase to Connect Industry Partners with Navy Base’s Technology Insertion Group

NCMS will host a Technology Showcase with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) on September 14–15, 2022, at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, Washington. Participating in this Technology Showcase will provide an unparalleled opportunity to spotlight new innovations for the PSNS & IMF Technology Insertion Group, which is committed to […]

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Deadline Approaches for CTMA Projects To Use FY22 Funds

The window to obligate expiring funding through the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA)’s Cooperative Agreement will be closing soon. Funding must be received in-house no later than Monday, August 8, 2022, to leverage this contract vehicle for funds expiring in FY22. Consider utilizing the CTMA Cooperative Agreement to obligate your expiring funds to secure demonstrations, evaluations, and validations of […]

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