In a recent report Deloitte highlighted the emergence of ‘Aerospace & Defense 4.0’—the A&D manufacturing ‘version’ of Industry 4.0 technologies being used for developing new cost-effective products and services, making existing products smarter using sensors and connectivity, and leveraging advanced manufacturing processes.
IFS is already witnessing this being put into place across a wide spectrum of A&D manufacturing organizations. This paper discusses four key focus areas for manufacturers looking to capitalize on the advancements of the fourth industrial revolution in Aerospace & Defense 4.0—and centers around some common feedback we hear from our customer base when they look to future-proof their business.
- Connectivity at the core
- Configurability crucial
- Intelligence must be evolutionary
- Security paramount