Unmanned Systems

  • A complete “American made” uas solution
  • One-stop shop for UAV Design, Training, Maintenance and Customer Support
  • Customized solutions for any type of mission
  • Experts in data collection to convert data into actionable intelligence

 

AES provides Program and Project Management Services including:
  • Planned Maintenance Interval (PMI)
  • In-Service Repair (ISR)
  • High Flight Hour Aircraft Repairs
  • Crash Damage Repairs
  • Modification Installations
  • Corrosion Control

Hardware Design and Development

AES Engineers, develop new designs and electronics packaging approaches, conduct reverse engineering studies and generates new solid model sub-assemblies utilizing Pro-Engineer 3D solid modeling tools. Output from those tools can be used to create manufacturing drawings and a Bills of Material. AES performs analysis for expected structural and thermal performance under specified environments. AES engineering analyses support:

  • Development of internal component design approaches (CCA partitioning, layout and mounting)
  • Evaluation of internal component clearances, tolerance analysis, interferences, potting gaps, and subassembly outlines
  • Improved thermal conductivity of mounted components
  • Reliability improvement
  • Evaluation of repairability and maintainability

Reliability, Maintainability & System Safety

AES performs Reliability Prediction, FMECA, Safety Assessment and Fault Tree Analyses using the PTC’s Relex Software Tools. AES has supported the design efforts of the following systems and subsystems:

  • NASA Crew Launch Vehicle (CLV) System: Automatic Destruct Unit (ADU)
  • Army UH-60: Power Supply, CPU, and EMI filter for the EMC-101 avionics equipment
  • Army Forward Observation Vehicle (FOV): Vehicle Reference Unit (VRU)
  • Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS): Position Navigation Unit
  • Sikorsky CH-148: Blade Fold Actuator
  • Boeing 767: Actuation Control System

Test Equipment Engineering

AES has proven performance on many Test Engineering and Test Equipment programs:

  • Test Program Set (TPS) – Test Requirement Documents (TRDs), Interface Test Adapter (ITA) Design, Atlas Test Programs, Test Strategy Reports and Software Documentation
  • Test Equipment and Support Equipment Design
  • Test Procedures, LABVIEW programming
  • Hardware and Test Software Integration
  • Qualification Testing: Test Procedures, Test Conduct and Reports
  • Design for Testability, Selection of Test Points and Improve Fault Detection and Fault Isolation
  • Re-host TPSs to advanced ATE
  • Support Depot (D) Level, Intermediate (I) Level and Organizational (O) Level Maintenance

Quality Assurance

AES performs Reliability Prediction, FMECA, Safety Assessment and Fault Tree Analyses using the PTC’s Relex Software Tools. AES has supported the design efforts of the following systems and subsystems:

  • AES has set exceptional quality standards
  • QA Manuals/Procedures/Method Sheets/Quality Audits/Training, Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt Certified
  • Statistical Process Control, Control Charts, Defects per Unit, Process Optimization, Pareto Analysis
  • AES’ Quality Management System (QMS) is certified to ISO 9001:2008 Standard

AES is a leading company in

military aircraft maintenance,

repair, and overhaul.

AES provides maintenance support for the FRCSW at North Island Naval Air Station and eight additional satellite sites. Our staff services a wide variety of aircraft Type/Model/Series (T/M/S) which includes the F/A-18, C-130, E-2C, C-2A, UH-1, AH-1W, H-60, H-53, EA-6B, AV-8, and V-22. AES artisans are responsible for all phases of repair, modification installation, logistics, configuration management, program management, maintenance, and prototyping. From initial inspection, complete teardown, rebuilding, inspections, test, and final flight test, AES professionals modernize and extend the service life of everything from modern fixed wing fighters to rotary wing UAVs.

What we can help you achieve

AES has over 500 employees supporting the Navy’s aircraft maintenance efforts at the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW). We’re the top company to help you achieve your mission

Multiple phase Depot Level Maintenance (DLM)
  • Planned Maintenance Interval (PMI)
  • In-Service Repair (ISR)
  • High Flight Hour Aircraft Repairs
  • Crash Damage Repairs
  • Modification Installations
  • Corrosion Control
Operational Level Maintenance (OLM) Training
  • Airframes
  • Avionics
  • Electronics
  • Powerplants
  • Ordnance Systems and Sub-systems
Intermediate Level Maintenance (ILM)
  • Landing Gear
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • ECS
  • Fuel Systems
  • Electrical/Avionics.

We provide Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) equipment instructors who perform Operational Level Maintenance (OLM) training for aircraft mechanics

As a provider of Integrated Logistics Support, AES performs and supports the following functions:
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
  • Level of Repair Analysis (LORA)
  • Support Equipment Recommendations Data (SERD)
  • Life Cycle Audits (LCA)
  • Technical Manual updates
  • Technical Publications Deficiency Report (TPDR) resolution/tracking

AES has an extensive history of providing Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Contractor Support (DCS) Engineering and Maintenance solutions to international military customers. AES understands the intricacies of providing FMS and DCS services such as:

  • Dedicated Program Manager to address unique overseas requirements with the customer Overseas Recruitment
  • Unique Insurance requirements
  • Lodging and Per-Diem
  • Hazardous Location and Duty challenges
  • Long Term Overseas assignment
  • Tailored Employee Benefits requirements
  • AES has relevant current and past experiences in successfully performing and executing the International/FMS contracts:
  • Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) to support the Avionics, Airframes, Electrical Systems and Power Plant on the P-3C Aircraft, Taiwan
  • China Lake H-46 Helicopter, Iraq
  • Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-18 ATFLIR Support Equipment Contract, Australia China Lake, Iwakuni Marine Base Support Contract, Japan

AES has relevant current and past experiences in successfully performing and executing the International/FMS contracts:

  • Contractor Engineering Technical Services (CETS) to support the Avionics, Airframes, Electrical Systems and Power Plant on the P-3C Aircraft, Taiwan
  • China Lake H-46 Helicopter, Iraq
  • Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-18 ATFLIR Support Equipment Contract, Australia
  • China Lake, Iwakuni Marine Base Support Contract, Japan

AES recent aircraft experience