BMT has been a key supplier of resources into the Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA) since 2000, working within a “Rainbow Team” of staff from the MoD and numerous industry partners. Roles that our staff have performed include:
- Support Manager (within the core Support Directorate)
- Support Manager (CV Conversion)
- Maintenance and Upkeep Lead
- Cost Modelling Lead
- Management and engineering analysis to deliver affordable through-life Supportability, Availability and Upkeep of the Platform
BMT personnel have also provided central management and policy to enable the delivery of a cost-effective technical documentation set within an electronic environment.
BMT staff have:
- Managed and coordinated the QEC (previously CVF) Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) programme to time, cost and quality
- Developed and provided coherent maintenance and upkeep strategies, processes, models and solutions across the ACA
- Generated and implemented the Supportability, Availability, Reliability and Maintainability (AR&M) programmes within the Platform
- Through-life Supportability is considered as an integral part of the technical solution
- Suppliers have been engaged to flow down requirements pragmatically
- Whole Life Costs are identified and minimised.
- Identification and management of supportability risks/ opportunities.
- AR&M and Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) activities are commensurate with the design program.
- Importance of AR&M, LSA and Upkeep are clearly communicated within the “up front” design and procurement process.
- Maintenance activities are developed to ensure docking drivers, risk areas and maintenance requirements are understood.
- Stakeholders are fully informed to ensure a cost-effective support solution is developed and provided to match the roll-out and operational needs of the ship
For general enquiries relating to Supportability Policy & Engineering: Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carrier, please contact Jo Hursell
BMT Asset Performance