NAVAIR emphasizing aircraft readiness in design phase

By Justin Doubleday / May 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Naval Air Systems Command is emphasizing reliability and maintenance processes in the design phase of its programs as part of the response to the ongoing readiness crisis in the Marine Corps' helicopter fleet, according to a top program official. Rear Adm. Dean Peters, program executive officer for air anti-submarine warfare, assault and special mission programs at NAVAIR, said the Navy prioritized the fielding of platforms like the V-22 Ospreys and H-1 assault helicopters before fully organizing maintenance and logistics processes...

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