2/24 2021

FDMC’s Purple Program involvement: suspension lug forging

2021-03-05T15:17:22+00:00February 24th, 2021|Success Stories|

A joint Air Force, Army and Navy “Purple Program” effort involving a critical suspension lug was moving from a forged part to one machined from bar stock.  This direction was undertaken despite tensile data provided by Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center personnel showing that the bar stock properties actually increase the risk of catastrophic failure.

9/20 2016

Aviation Forging & Casting Assistance Team contributes to breakout project savings

2021-03-03T19:09:13+00:00September 20th, 2016|News|

During a ceremony at the Pentagon on June 28, Mr. Frank DiPofi, Aviation Forging & Casting Assistance Team (AFCAT) Program Manager, accepted the Department of Defense Value Engineering Award.

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