MRO, Engine MRO

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For a civil aviation MRO engineer, working in confined spaces is a common occurrence. These cramped conditions and uncomfortable climates or environmental conditions are often aggravated by aspects such as poor lighting or having to wear protective apparatus. So overloading MRO engineers with full information system (IS) solution functionality, while working with their hands on a…

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huntley jump

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Falling with style At first glance there are not a lot of similarities between defense logistics and formation skydiving, but in actual fact, there are – both need a good team behind them, are high-risk and require precision planning in order to succeed, and whether attempting a skydiving World Record or supporting military supply chains…

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Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 aircraft with AMRAAM and ASRAAM missiles fitted, departs from Gioia Del Colle Airfield in Southern Italy on a mission to enforce the No Fly Zone over Libya during Operation Ellamy in support of UN Securty Council 1973.

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there is a tip of the iceberg dynamic at play. How Modularity Supports Industry Transformation When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there is…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

The Norwegian Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, and Navy including the Coast Guard) are in a constant state of readiness. For any software supplier supporting any of its assets, this means the demands are high. For example, the Norwegian Navy demands a solution that can operate for six months in autonomous mode aboard Navy vessels, while…

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Skydiving

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Events

Freefall skydiving formation – it takes planning, logistics – and guts! Tanks, aircraft and ships usually dominate defense headlines, and it’s not every day that we see a Royal Navy Lieutenant making the headlines for succeeding in a World Record Attempt in skydiving – but actually it’s all part of the essential training that makes…

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Aerospace

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

Any ‘new’ technology has to reduce complexity and workload for military and aviation operators. With the buzz around the release of Android Wear and the impending arrival of the “iWatch”, it looks as if wearable devices are going to meet the predictions of being the next widely adopted form of consumer technology – Gartner for…

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REMANUFACTURING & THE MOVE TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

If you were to consider the ASEAN region as a single entity it would rank as the eighth largest economy in the world. Recently I was interviewed by Sarah Lockett on market growth in the ASEAN region on behalf of the UK-ASEAN Business Council, producing the documentary, “Britain and South East Asia: Prospects for Growth”…

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War on Pirates

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Asset Intensive, Service Management

Although you may not read about it every day, the war on pirates is an ongoing battle. NATO’s counter-piracy project, Operation Ocean Shield, has been so successful that NATO has just announced that it is extending this into 2016. Operation Ocean Shield encompasses a region of two million square miles across the Gulf of Aden and…

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modules

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

When Gartner speaks, we all tend to listen. So when Gartner characterized 2014 as the dawn of post-modern ERP – where the enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite is de-constructed into a more federal, “loosely-coupled” ERP environment – I not only listened, but agreed. Because this is exactly the trend we are seeing in the market for enterprise software in the demanding aerospace and defense software industry.

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