Watchdog: DOD still hasn’t fully implemented predictive maintenance on any weapon systems


Data and algorithm deficiencies, workforce culture, and limited funding are just some of the challenges that have contributed to predictive maintenance not being fully implemented on any of the Defense Department’s weapon systems to date — a trend which could increase sustainment costs and reduce weapons availability, according to a Pentagon watchdog. Predictive maintenance is a technique military officials apply to forecast the future failure points for weapons components before…