SAAB Kockums – External Collaboration

Situation

Saab Kockums, a Business Area within Saab, is contracted by the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to deliver surface ships and submarines. ILS (Integrated Logiscs Support) documentation and technical manuals are vital and integrated parts in these deliverables. Deliveries of documentation have been a manual process, including the review process. Both parties now want to use PLCS and a common digital process to upgrade and improve the information handover process.

Problem

Even though all internal information is being synchronized and integrated through the internal PLCS-based backbone, information has until now been delivered in different formats. There has been no common process to manage the delivery and review process. This results in unnecessary work with costly manual checks on both sides to ensure quality.

Solution

Using PLCS and the Data Exchange Specifications (DEX’s) that FMV has developed, Saab Kockums and FMV want to set up a common portal for sharing information and providing digital deliveries and review comments. A common project process for the delivery and review..

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