ILIAS Solutions signs deal with Lockheed Martin for sustainment and fleet management of the Slovak Air Force F-16 fighter jets

Press Release

Brussels, 31 July 2020 – ILIAS Solutions is proud to announce that Lockheed Martin have, once again, chosen them and their defense logistics software to support the implementation and sustainment of the new F-16 Block 70 fleet of the Slovak Republic.

ILIAS Solutions will work with the Slovak Air Force to implement its defense logistics software into the Sliač Air Base IT platform. Prior to the fleet’s arrival, the staff will be fully trained to manage and sustain the new fleet of F-16 Block 70 fighter jets with the ILIAS Defense Platform.

Jean-Pierre Wildschut, Managing Director ILIAS Solutions says, “I’m excited to extend our cooperation with Lockheed Martin and start working with the Slovak Air Force; providing the capability to manage their F-16 fleet at Sliač Air Base. The ILIAS Defense Platform will minimize the logistics footprint of their F-16 fleet while assuring mission readiness at all times.”

The ILIAS Solutions-Lockheed Martin collaboration already lead to significantly improved sustainment performance of multiple F-16 fleets and other weapon systems. By bringing together decades of expertise, ILIAS Solutions and Lockheed Martin merge military sustainment know-how via the ILIAS commercially available off-the-shelf software into a long-term capability for the customer. The combined expertise of ILIAS Solutions and Lockheed Martin will provide Sliač Air Base a proven solution to assure mission readiness for their F-16 fleet. 

Danya Trent, vice president of Lockheed Martin’s F-16 program added, “ILIAS Solutions will be instrumental in providing the Slovak Republic first class capabilities for the sustainment and fleet management of these advanced F-16 Block 70 fighter jets. I’m confident in their capabilities, and welcome them on board the Lockheed Martin team that is already working closely with the Slovak Air Force preparing for the arrival and deployment of the F-16 at Sliač Air Base.”  

The ILIAS software platform will provide the Slovak Air Force with total asset visibility.  This will allow them to asses mission readiness and plan deployments of the F-16 for military missions or training.

 

If you would like to know more about the new F-16 Block and the ILIAS implementation, do not hesitate to contact us. 

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