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Lockheed Martin Presentation

  1. 1. The F-35 Lightning II – Focused on Affordability Dr. Don A. Kinard LM Senior Fellow Deputy, F-35 Fighter Production System NC Aerospace Suppliers Conference August 2012© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company 2012 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  2. 2. STOVL Carrier Trials© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  3. 3. F-35A F-35B F-35C© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  4. 4. Key Tenets Counters Current and Future Threats Economies of Commonality and Scale Global Security Industrial Cooperation Lower Life-Cycle Costs An Effective Coalition© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  5. 5. F-35 Design/Supply Chain Roles LM FW and LM Palmdale NGC Overall Air Vehicle Center Fuselage Edges Wing Systems Responsibilities Fwd Fuselage Weapons Bay Door and Drives Mate thru Delivery and Finishes Arresting Gear Radar Systems Responsibilities IFO Doors (Fokker) Autonomic Logistics Mission Systems Vehicle Systems Training Systems BAES Team Harnesses (Fokker) Aft Fuselage Vertical Tails Horizontal Tails CV Wing Fold Systems Responsibilities Fuel System Crew Escape Life Support EW System Integrated Airframe and Systems Designs Throttle/Side Stick Flight Control Computer© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  6. 6. F-35 Major International Production Plan NGC LM FW and LM Palmdale Center Fuselage Conventional Edges • Turkey • Denmark • Norway • Netherlands Wing • Italy Final Assembly and Check-out • Italy BAES Vertical Tails • Australia Horizontal Tails • Denmark • Canada CV Wing Fold • Canada Strategic Second Sourcing for Major Subassemblies Capacity and Business Case Driven© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  7. 7. Current Aircraft Production Contracts Overview SDD (19 A/C) LRIP 1 (2 A/C) In FW Assembly Rolled Out LRIP 2 (12 A/C) On Order LRIP 3 (17 A/C) LRIP 4 (32 A/C) LRIP 5 (30 A/C) AF-9 at Eglin Aircraft in Ground Test and Flight Ops SDD (18 A/C) LRIP 1 (2 A/C) LRIP 2 (12 A/C) LRIP 3 (11 A/C) BF-5 at Pax Delivered to Test site or Base© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  8. 8. Transforming Manufacturing Processes 042111- 8© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. AeroDef
  9. 9. F-35 Fighter Production System Evolution X-Plane “Craft” Production F-16 “Mass” Production F-22 Lean Production System BAE Systems Lockheed Martin Northrop Grumman F-35 Fighter Production System© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  10. 10. Product Design Global Suppliers People (Performance) Tooling and Facilities Processes and Systems Designing a Lean and Integrated F-35 Production System© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  11. 11. Digital Thread Throughout Life-Cycle Development Build Design Program Management Support, Maintain Test and Train© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  12. 12. STOVL 7085 Aluminum FS 496 Bulkhead Forging and Finished Part Weight/Cost Trades Drove Material/Structural Selections© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  13. 13. F-35 Fort Worth Factory Transition© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  14. 14. Macro Material Flow Capability and Vision The FMF and SC&D teams are architecting the entire supply chain to support production requirements by better integrating suppliers, logistics, warehousing and production to meet 1/day rates FMF / SC&D Overview and Benefits SC&D Factory Flow Information Financial Material Engineering Supply Chain Inbound Warehousing Production Sustainment Source of Repair Network Logistics Warehouse Flow Center Assembly Operations Supplier Collaboration & Development Receiving Shipping Staging Wing FF Other Staging M&F Staging N Gov’t  Demonstrated consumption-based  Reduced number of touches to pick  Re-sequenced crew plan to improve replenishment system with harnesses and kit parts work flow and reduce span time in the J240 work cell  Minimized idle time between process  Improved integration with planning  Implemented part-presentation and steps, excessive motion, and process to enhance management harness sub-assembly improvements unnecessary transportation visibility into production status for use on manufacturing line© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  15. 15. New Automation Technologies at NGC • Inlet Robotic Duct Drilling (IDRD) – Robotic System Guided by Laser Metrology System • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) – Automated Transportation of Components from Station to Station. • Automated Drilling Systems (ADS) – Highly Accurate Gantry Component Drilling System (including Interchangeable Hole Patterns)© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  16. 16. BAE Flow Based Assembly Pulse Line Concept 430 Assembly Extension 1 430 Empennage Pulse Line Layout 430 Aft Fuselage Pulse line Pulse Line System© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  17. 17. Robotic Coating Process Higher Quality, Reduced Span, Lower Cost© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  18. 18. Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Fiber Placement Automated Drilling Laser Ultrasonic Inspection GraphicalWork Instructions© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  19. 19. Laser Projection of Materials and Decals© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  20. 20. Work Instruction Optical Projection Using the Digital Thread© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  21. 21. F-35 Learning Curve Assembly Direct Touch Labor 300,000 250,000 CV CTOL 200,000 STOVL Labor Hours 150,000 Learning Curve 100,000 F-35 STOVL 61% F-35 CTOL 69% 50,000 LM Legacy 69% 0 SDD L1 LRIP 2 LRIP 3 World-Class Learning Curve Producing 3 Variants on a Common Line 042111- 27© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. AeroDef
  22. 22. Future Affordability So What Are We Doing About it? • Additive Manufacturing of Titanium • Laser & Cryo Machining Projects • Automation (Lasers, Robotics) • Lower Cost Precision Machining • Application of Lessons Learned – SDD to Production – Phase 3 EMAS – Final Assembly Improvements • SCM Initiatives – Multi-Year Packaging – Best Value Sourcing – Technology Insertion 042111- 28© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. AeroDef
  23. 23. Summary • Transitioning the Fort Worth Final Assembly Factory – From F-16 State of the Art to F-35 State of the Future • Build and Transition a Global Supply Chain – Exploit the Digital Thread – Attack the Cost Drivers – Design for Precision Manufacturing – Implement Automation and Motion Based Processes – Enforce the Best Value Economic Model – Share Supply Chain Risk • Capture Economies of Commonality and Scale© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
  24. 24. FYI - Current NC Supplier Base 10 suppliers 589 direct and indirect jobs $44.5 million in economic impact. Questions?© 2011 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

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