MacB and Exeter to provide logistics and system sustainment support for USAF

9 June 2016 (Last Updated June 9th, 2016 18:30)

MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has partnered with Exeter Government Services to provide logistics and system sustainment support for the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has partnered with Exeter Government Services to provide logistics and system sustainment support for the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).

The five-year contract will see MacB and Exeter providing a purchase request processing system (PRPS) for the AFLCMC.

The AFLCMC, assigned to Air Force Materiel Command, carries out life cycle management of fighters, bombers, mobility and tanker aircraft and Special Operations weapon systems.

"MacB and Exeter will design and test new software code, as well as maintain the required baseline functionality of the multi-level Oracle-based secure management system."

Used by more than 2,800 Air Force Materiel Command supply chain managers, the PRPS is a purchase request and acquisition system that initiates all purchase instruments (PIs) for weapon system spare part buys, needed repairs and other services related to supply chain operations.

MacB and Exeter will design and test new software code, as well as maintain the required baseline functionality of the multi-level Oracle-based secure management system.

MacB Advanced Technology Group senior vice-president and general manager Tim Lawrence said: "This win showcases our exceptional efforts in logistics and system sustainment for USAF and other defence components.

"Our recent appraisal at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model further demonstrates that our systems engineering and organisational process management continues to provide value for MacB customers."

Work under the contract will be carried out at several office locations in Dayton, Ohio, US.