As Congress and businesses continue to cut budgets, some question how legacy aviation systems can remain feasible – in the face of sequestration and COTS obsolescence.
Defense programs are growing in complexity. Not only are programs becoming more complicated, but the supply chain has become volatile and difficult to navigate.
Hurricane Isaac’s interruption of Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) 2012 and subsequent rescheduling instigated the pairing of DMSMS with the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) for the 2013 event, […]
PHOENIX, 21 Jan. 2014. “Innovation is a double-edged sword: offering new product improvements, with diminishing support for aging products,” says Ethan Plotkin, CEO, GDCA.
In the face of relentless budget cuts, defense programs face system life cycles lasting longer than originally anticipated. By the time a ship or plane is decommissioned, it has often […]
Industry leaders address the issue of counterfeit components at 2013 ERAI Executive Conference. Livermore, CA, April 09, 2013 — As systems age, component sourcing becomes more difficult and increases the […]
Now more than ever, long-lasting embedded systems require proactive obsolescence management. Because of growing legislative and environmental requirements and shrinking budgets, program managers and sustainment teams are forced to take […]
Recognized as the authority in solutions that extend product lifecycles, GD California, Inc. announces they have changed their name to GDCA, Inc.
The end of the line Transforming dead computer designs into a viable business By Michael Hytha – Special to the Business Times Martin Plotkin spent the first half of his […]
GDCA thrives on obsolescence By Loralee Stevens, Staff Reporter LIVERMORE – Shrinking technology cycles are swelling the product Lines of GD California, a supporter of legacy computer components. Despite losing […]