Aerospace & Defense: Defense



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Key Challenge: The Top Defense Service Supply Chain Objective: Weapons System Availability

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Achievement of this objective depends on four key capabilities:

  • Maximized weapons system availability
    • Addresses aging weapon systems
    • Incorporates new technology introductions & initial provisioning of spares
  • Sustainment using the SCOR model while decreasing associated operational costs
    • Delivers right part, right place, right time, based on budget
    • Availabilty to mission profiles- while comprehending budget
  • Synchronized mission planning with the maintenance and materials
  • Incorporation of the DoD’s “Third Off-Set Strategy”
    • Meets the criteria for ‘IOBT’ - Internet of Battlefield Things

PTC: Immediate Sustainment Value to the Warfighter

Based on superior SCOR performance, PTC software solutions and DoD compliant Cloud deliver:

  • Functional fit out-of-the-box with minimal configuration
    • SaaS to DoD L5 Security requirements
    • Available via PTC commercial off the shelf (COTS) software
  • Capabilities based on the SCOR model that require minimal configuration
    • No rip and replace: optimization of systems in place via wrap and extend
    • End-to-end SCOR performance
  • Harmonized service supply chain based on supply and demand tuned to missions
    • Support for diagnostic/health monitoring
  • 21st century performance support systems for the new-generation IT savvy logistics community

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One of the greatest Service Supply Chain challenges is the optimized management of materials for complex assets such as aircraft or weapon systems.


Meeting flight schedules, complying with FAA requirements, and ensuring overall airworthiness of an aircraft fleet are daunting tasks.


Meeting customer availability or fill rate profitably, are the metrics that matter to a manufacturer managing a PBL for warfighter weapon systems.


The synchronization of maintenance schedules with the required materials is essential to meeting committed customer delivery dates.