Accession Number : ADA319621

Title :   The USAF Manufacturing Technology Program Status Report. Winter 1996.

Corporate Author : WRIGHT LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE

PDF Url : ADA319621

Report Date : 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : As the manufacturing technology community prepares for the 1996 Defense Manufacturing Conference, the Wright Laboratory Manufacturing Technology Directorate has just published its 1996-97 Project Book Update, which describes the status of the directorate's projects. For more information on this, see Page 9. The Manufacturing Technology Directorate has also highlighted its top efforts of 1996 for this issue of the Program Status Report. In this issue: Aluminum metal matrix composites; Instrument for rapid wafer evaluation; MATCOPS produces durable components; Automated repair capability for printed wiring assemblies; Effort attacks high engine costs; Joint effort produces composite radome; Integrated Product Processing Initiative; Lean Implementation Initiative; Lean Aircraft Initiative and Welded titanium aircraft structures.

Descriptors :   *MANUFACTURING, *AIR FORCE RESEARCH, *AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, AUTOMATION, HIGH COSTS, COMMUNITIES, AIRCRAFT ENGINES, ATTACK, METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES, MATRIX MATERIALS, WELDMENTS, REPAIR, ALUMINUM, AIRFRAMES, TITANIUM, PRINTED CIRCUITS, WAFERS, RADOMES, WIRING DIAGRAMS.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE