MADe for Northrop Grumman’s B-21
Melbourne, 12 April, 2021
Australian engineering & software developer PHM Technology (PHMT), today announced that Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has implemented the MADe solution and its ‘Digital Risk Twin’ to digitize their RAMS process and optimise the design and sustainment of the B-21 Raider for the US Air Force.
Source Image: Northrop Grumman, B-21 Raider Emblem
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is the division of the Northrop Grumman Corporation that produces aircraft, UAVs and spacecraft for the US and other nations; including the B-2 Spirit, RQ-4 Global Hawk and T-38 Talon.
“The Digital Risk Twin is unique to PHM Technology, enabling Northrop to digitize its RAMS process which in turn influences their design decisions for the B21 program so they can be made with an understanding of the RAMS implications and their potential impact on Readiness and the cost of Sustainment.“ said Chris Stecki, CEO of PHM Technology.
Source Image: Northrop Grumman, B-21 Raider
“By implementing the PHM Technology approach, Northrop will have a more reliable and operationally cost effective aircraft. Something all defence OEMs are trying to achieve for their assets and respective customers.”
“There are a number of unique ‘digital dividends’ that are generated by a model-based RAMS approach, including the digitization of the domain knowledge of the Northrop team to ensure it is accessible for the life of the program, and the ability to drive Causation-based AI capabilities for Predictive Maintenance that we are currently exploring with the Northrop team based on our Syndrome Diagnostics solution for real-time Fault Detection and Isolation”.
“We are proud to be working with the team at Northrop.”
About Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northrop Grumman(NYSE: NOC) is an American multinational aerospace and defence company with over 90,000 employees and revenues of US$30bn. For more information about Northrop Grumman, please see www.northropgrumman.com.
About PHM Technology
PHM Technology (PHMT) is the advanced engineering company that has developed the Digital Risk Twin used to optimize the design and sustainment of complex, safety / mission critical systems.
PHMT has developed an ecosystem of analysis and decision optimization tools that that digitize the RAMS function and provides Model-based engineering decision support solution to identify, analyse and mitigate engineering risk at each stage of the product lifecycle. PHMT solutions are used by military and commercial customers in Asia, Europe and the US.
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