NCMS Project #: 141071
Problem: Naval Sea Systems Command (PMS-555) requires the industry partners to develop digital models of repair processes at the four Naval Shipyards in order to optimize those repair processes to shorten the submarine/CVN availability and reduce the labor effort required per availability.
Benefit: Development of this integrated modeling capability for the U.S. Navy public shipyards will establish a means for any industry suffering from aging infrastructure to not only determine whether to invest in capital improvements but will generate the ability to prioritize and schedule those projects.
Solution/Approach: The effort of this project will be to create the digital model for the “As-is” repair process of a nuclear aircraft carrier (CVN) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), implementing the Industry Partner’s best practices. The goal of this effort being to create a digital model at PSNS that could determine and validate future infrastructure expenditures at PSNS against key performance indicators.
Impact on Warfighter:
- Validate and prioritize capital improvements and infrastructure expenditures
- Reduce costs and risks
- Increase warfighter readiness
- Naval Sea Command PMS 555 and SEA-04
- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF)
- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNS & IMF)
- Norfolk Naval Shipyard
- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
- Bechtel National, Inc.
- Cost savings
- Maintenance avoidance and reliability
- Maintenance management improvement
- Improved readiness
- Energy, environmental, health, and safety