Modifications and Upgrades - F-15 Pitch & Roll Channel Assembly (PRCA) for USAF Oklahoma City, ALC, Tinker Air Force Base


Challenge:

DoD desire to replace  hard chrome plating with improved and environmentally acceptable coating

USAF shortage of F-15E configuration hardware, but surplus of older configuration PRCA’s

Our Solution:

Qualify improved HVOF tungsten carbide coating to replace chrome plating on pistons – will more than double expected seal life leading to significant increase in time MTBF

Develop modification / upgrade of surplus F-15A-D model flight hardware into F-15E configuration at 50% of new unit price.  Contract will save USAF $3.75M in spares acquisition costs

Touch labor for modification /upgrade to be provided under partnership with OO-ALC