PLI will manufacture prototypes for 22 critical engine parts for TF33 engines.
Parts Life, Inc. is pleased to announce our latest contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to reverse engineer and develop Technical Data Packages and manufacture prototypes for 22 critical engine parts for TF33 engines using our proven R.O.P.E. process.
“We’re grateful for the support of the DLA’s Small Business Research and Development Innovation Program, and program manager Denise Price. With Denise’s help we will continue to support the warfighter and U.S. taxpayer by addressing significant DMSMS and obsolescence challenges to ensure the mission readiness of the B-52” - Chris Small, Strategic Account Manager.
The TF33 engines are used on a variety of mission critical assets, most notably the B-52 bomber. Each B-52 is powered by (8) TF33 engines. Originally designed in the 1950s, the B-52 is expected to be in use through 2050 when the B-52 airframes will be approaching 100 years old, creating multiple DMSMS and obsolescence challenges.