C-130 structural engineer in the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate examines a C-130 cargo ramp seal retainer drawing to determine if part replacement is necessary

Supporting sustainment operations to extend service life of valuable systems

UDRI facilitates the development of integrated interdisciplinary teams to solve aging systems problems using advanced technologies that meet the goal of increased performance and reduced maintenance costs. Our scientists and engineers work to improve the maintainability and performance of systems and system components, from support equipment and maintenance processes through improved operational readiness and effectiveness. We strive to provide operational cost savings and improved performance through the insertion of advanced technologies.

Top: A C-130 structural engineer examines a cargo ramp seal retainer drawing to determine if part replacement is necessary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)

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