World’s largest commercial fleet of tactical ex-military aircraft, Draken International TRUSTS Ramco Aviation
Fort Worth/ New Jersey, UNITED STATES – September 01, 2021 – Global aviation software provider Ramco Systems announced that it will implement its Aviation M&E MRO Suite V5.9 at Draken International, a leading provider of tactical fighter aircraft for contract adversary air (ADAIR) services to the defense industry, across its global operations in both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Ramco Aviation Software will offer a one-stop solution for managing Draken’s global operations as well as a scalable software platform that will support the company’s rapid expansion plans.
Ramco’s next-gen, Defense/ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) compliant Aviation Software, will offer Draken modules covering Maintenance, Supply Chain Management, Flight Operations, Safety & Quality, to help in managing diverse training fleet & defense operations seamlessly. The solution will provide a holistic overview of entire operations with its real-time dashboards and analytics, which will help Draken’s tactical fighter aircrafts achieve a higher mission readiness rate.
In addition, with its digital enablers like state-of-the-art mobile apps, digital task cards, HUBs, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Dashboards, Ramco will also help Draken in its overall digital transformation journey, thus realizing paperless operations, improving process efficiencies, and reducing costs.
“At Draken, we constantly drive efficiency and innovation to provide our DoD (Department of Defense) customers with the best value. As we looked at our long-term requirements, we identified the need for a tool that could deal with the complexity of multiple aircraft fleets, geographically dispersed sites, future government compliance issues, large workforce quality and training tracking – all in a package which minimized workload and could scale with our global expansion plans. No easy task for a next generation Aviation MRO software package. Ramco Aviation Software was the solution to all our requirements. The one stop solution, offering capabilities to address the demanding requirements of the Defense segment, will help us achieve and maintain high mission readiness befitting our customers. We are happy to embark on a digital transformational journey with Ramco.”Bill Tart, COO, Draken International
Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems, said, “Securing the trust of the top four ADAIR operators in the U.S.A is a landmark achievement, and we are thrilled to achieve this within a short time of entering the Defense Asset Management segment. Our partnership with Draken underscores our experience in implementing solutions for ADAIR operations, and we are excited to be supporting them on their journey of digital transformation.”
Ramco Aviation, Aerospace & Defense is trusted by 24,000+ users to manage 4,000+ aircraft globally. Accessible on cloud and mobile, Ramco Aviation & Defense Software continues to innovate with ‘Anywhere Apps’, significantly reducing transaction time both during aircraft-on-ground (AOG) conditions and critical aircraft turnarounds. Ramco is changing the paradigm of enterprise software with Artificial Intelligence based solutions, powered by cool new features such as digital task cards, offline capability, chatbots, mail bots, HUBs and cognitive solutions. With 80+ Aviation organizations onboard, Ramco is the solution of choice for top heli-operators, leading defense companies, space launch vehicles, UAS/Drones, eVTOL and multiple MROs around the world.
About Draken International:
Draken International headquartered in Lakeland, FL and operations based out of Fort Worth, is world’s largest defense adversary air operator. Draken with a fleet of 150 tactical fighter aircraft, owns and operates the world’s largest commercial fleet of tactical ex-military aircraft. Draken supports military training objectives around the globe, providing tremendous cost savings over the use of traditional military fighter assets. As an organization, we are uniquely positioned to answer the growing demand for contract air support. Draken performs missions for F-35 JOTT, USAF, USMC, USN, ANG and other international allies.
Leading Aerospace & Defence contractor Amentum partners with IFS to optimise technology offerings for mission-critical customers
7 May, 2020 – IFS,
the global enterprise applications company, announces a new partnership with Amentum, a premier global technical and
engineering services firm. Amentum will integrate IFS Applications™
into its solutions for its clients in the government and aerospace and defence
sectors, including the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army,
U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department
of Treasury, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Federal
Aviation Administration, and its many commercial clients.
Amentum supports critical programmes of national significance in areas including nuclear and environment; mission support and sustainment; threat mitigation; mission assurance; and strategic capabilities engineering in critical infrastructures, both in the US and abroad. IFS capabilities will be integrated within the Amentum SupplyTRACSM offering and will provide Amentum customers with leading-edge functionality for supply chain optimisation, asset management, predictive maintenance, and procurement. Amentum SupplyTRACSM is currently being leveraged as a comprehensive, integrated platform with numerous opportunities with the U.S. Government.
Amentum, based in Maryland and with a 20,000-strong workforce, was recently formed as an independent company following AECOM’s sale of its Management Services business to a private equity partnership. Amentum has been using IFS Applications internally since 2018 for supply chain management.
“As extensive users of the IFS suite, we are excited to offer our customers this advanced platform for supply chain management to help them realise similar transformational business benefits,” said Ron Hahn, Amentum’s Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth. “Through our strategic partnership with IFS, we are bringing new solutions to our government customers in defence and energy, as well as our commercial customers at locations around the world. These capabilities will differentiate us in the marketplace and enable our customers to achieve new efficiencies by applying this powerful technology to solve their unique and complex challenges.”
Scott Helmer, President, IFS Aerospace & Defence, added, “This new relationship with Amentum will bring the capabilities of IFS and SupplyTRACSM to federal government and private clients globally. IFS has a long and successful track record of supporting organisations to meet stringent industry requirements such as sensitive and classified information handling in a broad set of areas including procurement, asset management and maintenance, repair and overhaul, while managing complex government contracting vehicles.”
Learn more about how IFS supports companies in the aerospace and defence industry here: www.ifs.com/uk/industries/aerospace-and-defence/.
Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner supporting critical programmes of national significance across defence, security, intelligence, energy, and environment. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics. Headquartered in Germantown, Md., we employ more than 20,000 people in 48 states and 28 foreign countries and territories. Visit us at amentum.com to explore how we deliver excellence for our customers’ most vital missions.
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognised leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realise their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com