11 iulie 2018

USA’s B-2 Bombers Leading the Way in Contracting for Availability


All together now… (click to view full) Britain’s practice of “ contracting for availability ” for key equipment, rather than paying for spare parts and maintenance hours, may be its most significant defense procurement reform. In a world where older air, sea, and ground vehicle fleets are growing maintenance demands beyond countries’ available budgets, it’s an approach whose success could have global significance. Across the pond, the USA is significantly behind in this area. Fortunately, they [...]