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Upgrade program for aircraft

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company. Their Aeronautics division builds military and high-performance aircraft. As part of their Aeronautics Sustainment services, Lockheed Martin upgrades and modernises aircraft they manufacture. For the P-3 Orion, the company offers a Mid-Life Upgrade that replaces the aircraft wings, stabilizers and other key components with enhanced-design and new improved corrosion-resistant materials.

Impact
  • Productivity impact: 58 percent decrease in maintenance hours and a 10 percent increase in aircraft flying hours