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U.S. Air Force Makes Siemens Teamcenter System of Record

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Siemens’ Teamcenter software, part of the Xcelerator portfolio, as its product lifecycle management system of record.
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The U.S. Air Force has selected Siemens’ Teamcenter software as its foundational system of record to support its digital acquisition and sustainment strategy for critical systems and technologies. The selection of Teamcenter as the Air Force enterprise standard follows a 2019 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for $24.6 million to Siemens for licensing, maintenance and support.

Teamcenter, part of Siemens Digital Industries Software’s Xcelerator portfolio, is a modern, open and adaptable product lifecycle management (PLM) solution that connects people and processes across functional silos by providing a digital thread for innovation. Leveraging the Xcelerator portfolio of software, services and application development platforms gives the Department of Defense and the aerospace and defense industry the ability to integrate disparate repositories of program data and effectively share product performance details at any time, from any location.

“We are incredibly proud to support the Air Force with a toolset that supports their digital journey and fundamentally enhances the way they can field capability with greater speed and agility,” says Tina Dolph, president and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies (SGT). “By providing the Air Force and other defense agencies with a robust enterprise PLM solution, time-sensitive and actionable data can be accessed across the earliest phases of a system lifecycle, resulting in lower operational costs, fewer down times and overall improved readiness.” 

SGT – the cleared provider of Siemens products, technologies and software for government customers – is leading a focused effort to apply the depth of experience gained across industries through digital twins and rapid prototyping for the benefit of the entire Department of Defense (DoD).

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