Ask Kimberly P. Gavaletz, vice president of F-35 autonomic logistics global sustainment at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, about MRO and the first comment will be a gentle correction. It's not MRO for the F-35; it's sustainment. If Gavaletz could wave a wand and change the world of defense MRO, "we would use the magic wand to eliminate MRO." "Our efforts to influence design and reliability during the SDD phase have been focused on reducing our support dependency on MRO with the goal ...
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