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Safeguarding fleet readiness through sustainment innovation (Studio)

15th December 2021 - 18:00 GMT | by Studio

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As the US and its allies increasingly focus on the threat from peer and near-peer rivals, aircraft readiness is more important than ever.

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To support their fleets, militaries are turning to new and innovative sustainment models.

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report on the country’s military readiness in various domains. 

Speaking at a Foundation for Defense of Democracies event earlier in 2021, Diana Maurer, the GAO’s director of defence capabilities and management issues, noted that several aircraft across the different services are ageing.

‘In many cases, they’re being used well beyond their expected life, which means they’re breaking down more often, because they’re getting older,’ she said. ‘And as a result,

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