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The critical data thread tying together the military supply chain, logistics, and equipment support - Story

July 26, 2022

An all-important data thread underpins several forward-looking predictions for the future of defense logistics and support: The development of servitized equipment support, the rise of the digital shipyard, and the growing use of unmanned systems in military operations.


Demand for digital is on the rise and military organizations are responding in quick time - Story

September 13, 2021

By Graham Grose, IFS

Despite an uncertain business climate, defense spending in the upcoming years is forecasted to remain in alignment with previous years; in some regions the figure is even escalating. Three specific initiatives will drive the future of defense logistics and build that all-important digital backbone for military – live-asset usage data, disconnected or “anywhere” military operations, and sustainability goals.


Data connectivity comes into focus alongside increasingly distributed operational models - Story

August 09, 2021

By Matt Medley, IFS

Demand for a more distributed operational model has reached an all-time high; the pressure is now on military organizations to transform the requirement into a successful working model. While disconnected operations aim to reduce exposure, making organizations less susceptible to a single physical attack, they definitely carry some major logistical and connectivity issues. The right software architecture, tools, and processes can connect military personnel and commanders with their needed data during planned or unplanned disconnected operations.


AI-powered ship and aircraft maintenance to be delivered to U.S. Navy - News

May 14, 2021

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy announced that it has chosen Lockheed Martin and enterprise applications company IFS to deliver an intelligent maintenance solution that will aim to help power its digital transformation of multiple legacy systems into a single modernized logistics information system. 


U.S. Army $3.5 billion supply-chain, logistics contract will include work from Lockheed Martin and IFS - News

December 06, 2018
LINKOPING, Sweden. Supply-chain and logistics software from IFS will be included in the $3.5 billion contract that Lockheed Martin has signed with the U.S. Army to provide logistics and sustainment functionality for supply-chain management, warehouse management, and purchasing functions.

Military MRO: Solving the maintenance skills shortage with augmented reality - Story

October 19, 2017
Maintaining sophisticated military equipment across land, sea, and air is a difficult enough challenge when the required resources are readily available. How can the military balance equipment availability with a reactive and compliant maintenance strategy and supply chain when the number of skilled engineers is limited? The use of augmented reality can help the military deliver maintenance expertise from and to anywhere in the world.