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ob·so·les·cence

(ob'sō-les'ens),
Falling into disuse; denoting abolition of a function.
[L. obsolesco, to grow out of use]

obsolescence

[ob′səles′əns]
Etymology: L, obsolescere, to decay
1 a falling into disuse because of age or loss of function.
2 a state of being useless.
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Aley graduated from the Naval Acquisition Logistics Intern Program in 2005 and was hired as a full-time member of PMA-275's Obsolescence Management Team.
The tool is frequently distinguished for its delivery of extensive obsolescence management functionality, and it has been recognized for supporting the U.
Air Force has awarded a three-year contract to BAE Systems to provide obsolescence management support for a number of complex systems and platforms, including aircraft, vehicles, machines, and electronics.
With major suppliers providing less support, and with EOL announcements increasing for this platform, Aitech is positioned to offer VME products for up to 12 years, through our obsolescence management program.
Benefits include shorter time-to-market due to re-use of proven architecture, higher integration with reduced cost, ease of system integration and obsolescence management as well as highly scalable and modular open real-time architectures.
The company has become a market leader in obsolescence management to high reliability system manufacturers designed to help minimize the impact and risk associated with end of life of key electronic components via this first order.
Traditional semiconductor obsolescence management (OM) is reactive, can be unreliable and offers little cost control or security of supply over decades of system requirements.
Contract award: Consumables 2: spares availability for routine spares, provision of ad-hoc tasking and obsolescence management in support of various aircraft platforms.
The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, "Cost Implications of COTS Obsolescence Management Trends," concludes that while several methods for COTS obsolescence management have found favor in military procurement in mitigating specific aspects of COTS obsolescence, the defense industry needs to develop a comprehensive and standardized solution.
a management service, supply of Gazelle spares (less Engine replacement units and components), the repair and overhaul of parts (less Engine replacement units and components), provision of obsolescence management (less Engine replacement units and components), undertaking fault investigation (less Engine replacement units and components), provision of technical assistance on request (less Engine replacement units and components), provision of post design services, undertaking technical publication updates (less Engine Publications), the provision of illustrated parts catalogue updates (less Engine Publications), transportation of parts (less Engine replacement units and components) and undertaking of additional tasking (i.
These products provide four tiers of service for the company's widely used Advanced Component Obsolescence Management (AVCOM) tool.
Contractor will provide repair of all field failures, the continued parts obsolescence management of the radars, maintaining the form, fit, function and interface of the line replaceable units and built in test software, and providing configuration accountability of the fielded radar data.