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Defense In-Service Support

IFS is a leader in defense support and ERP software. IFS solutions for defense contractors provide end-to-end software that empowers total through-life availability and efficiency maximization

Defense support software must enable defense contractors and the military to operate effectively within a challenging landscape of budget scrutiny, increased regulatory requirements, increasingly complex fleets of equipment, scarce resources, complex IT landscapes and demanding operational tasking.

Defense organizations and the military need software with a 360-degree command level view of processes, performance and value chains in order to:

  • Enhance operational efficiency
  • Optimize maintenance processes, resource planning, forecasting and maintenance visits
  • Improve use of facility capacity
  • Improve financial performance
  • Remain compliant with international operating standards
  • Optimize a scarce and expensive military and civilian workforce
  • Implement best practice supply chain processes

Brochure: Defense In-Service Support

Defense organizations face disruptive market forces today, such as challenging budgets, increased regulatory requirements, complex equipment, scarce resources, complex government IT programs and increased operational tasking. Read about software designed for defense in-service support and find out how IFS defense solutions empower total through-life availability.

Read more in our brochure

Empowering through-life availability of critical Aerospace & Defense assets

Integrated solutions for the challengers in Defense Contracting

In-Service Asset Sustainment Programs

IFS offers software that can enable specific program support for assets in service, including land and sea assets, as well as communications systems and equipment. IFS Software Solutions can be deployed at the core of a systems integrator's offering to their military customer, or implemented directly by the military end user or performance-based logistics (PBL) provider.

  • Affordable readiness – Precisely monitor asset availability rates and link policy changes to maintenance outcomes in order to achieve significant reductions in sustainment costs.
  • Optimize performance – Effectively plan and schedule maintenance based on real-time mission and asset utilization data, resource constraints and parts availability, without incurring costs due to oversupply.
  • Operational agility – Confidently react to unexpected events and changing mission profiles to reduce asset time-out-of-service and optimize operational readiness.
  • Total asset visibility – Actively manage the logistics network with an integrated, holistic approach for the achievement of targeted performance improvements and improved decision-making.
  • Deployed operations – Accurately identify assets, resources and required maintenance through in-theater visibility of operational, intermediate and depot maintenance and real-time total asset visibility (TAV) of globally deployed assets.

OEM and Equipment Supply

IFS offers management and manufacturing software to defense OEMs and equipment suppliers, with a full enterprise-wide product including finance and HR functionality, as well as manufacturing and lifecycle support capability.

  • Complete product lifecycle management
  • Mixed-mode manufacturing
  • Project pegging
  • Enterprise operational intelligence
  • After sales and customer service
  • Compliance and export control built-in

Read more in our factsheet

Defense Enterprise Management

IFS offers software that enables defense enterprise organizations to operate efficiently. Whether they are trying to achieve departmental, facility or whole-force enterprise management, IFS products and solutions span HQ, logistics, fleet and asset management, asset readiness and operational intelligence and can be implemented by the government department themselves, private sector advisor or SI partner.

  • Whole force logistics management
  • Financial, performance and operational information for decision making
  • Configuration management, MRO and logistics
  • Facilities management
  • Workforce management and scheduling

Defense Facilities Management

As part of the holistic suite of defense capabilities provided by IFS, our facility management solutions support the software needs of a wide range of defense facilities, including Shipyards, Operational Bases, Training Facilities, Air Fields and Maintenance Depots. Some examples of defense facilities supported by IFS include:

  • Large-scale refit facilities for complex assets
  • Operational military bases
  • Service technicians operating within defense properties
  • Training centres - asset and facilities sustainment

In-Service Asset Sustainment Programs

IFS offers software that can enable specific program support for assets in service, including land and sea assets, as well as communications systems and equipment. IFS Software Solutions can be deployed at the core of a systems integrator's offering to their military customer, or implemented directly by the military end user or performance-based logistics (PBL) provider.

  • Affordable readiness – Precisely monitor asset availability rates and link policy changes to maintenance outcomes in order to achieve significant reductions in sustainment costs.
  • Optimize performance – Effectively plan and schedule maintenance based on real-time mission and asset utilization data, resource constraints and parts availability, without incurring costs due to oversupply.
  • Operational agility – Confidently react to unexpected events and changing mission profiles to reduce asset time-out-of-service and optimize operational readiness.
  • Total asset visibility – Actively manage the logistics network with an integrated, holistic approach for the achievement of targeted performance improvements and improved decision-making.
  • Deployed operations – Accurately identify assets, resources and required maintenance through in-theater visibility of operational, intermediate and depot maintenance and real-time total asset visibility (TAV) of globally deployed assets.

OEM and Equipment Supply

IFS offers management and manufacturing software to defense OEMs and equipment suppliers, with a full enterprise-wide product including finance and HR functionality, as well as manufacturing and lifecycle support capability.

  • Complete product lifecycle management
  • Mixed-mode manufacturing
  • Project pegging
  • Enterprise operational intelligence
  • After sales and customer service
  • Compliance and export control built-in

Read more in our factsheet

Defense Enterprise Management

IFS offers software that enables defense enterprise organizations to operate efficiently. Whether they are trying to achieve departmental, facility or whole-force enterprise management, IFS products and solutions span HQ, logistics, fleet and asset management, asset readiness and operational intelligence and can be implemented by the government department themselves, private sector advisor or SI partner.

  • Whole force logistics management
  • Financial, performance and operational information for decision making
  • Configuration management, MRO and logistics
  • Facilities management
  • Workforce management and scheduling

Defense Facilities Management

As part of the holistic suite of defense capabilities provided by IFS, our facility management solutions support the software needs of a wide range of defense facilities, including Shipyards, Operational Bases, Training Facilities, Air Fields and Maintenance Depots. Some examples of defense facilities supported by IFS include:

  • Large-scale refit facilities for complex assets
  • Operational military bases
  • Service technicians operating within defense properties
  • Training centres - asset and facilities sustainment