The C-17 is currently maintained under a strategy of flexible sustainment in which a prime contractor (Boeing) is responsible for all system support.
What does FS stand for?
FS stands for Flexible Sustainment
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- Fixed Scenario
- Fixed Service
- Fixed Station
- Flagship Suite (American Airlines)
- Flame Strike (gaming)
- Flare Single-Unit (US DoD)
- Flax Seed
- Fleet Surgeon
- Fleischner Society
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (medical procedure)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The LST concept provides an extremely flexible sustainment solution for the BSB commander.
Under Aerospace Support's Flexible Sustainment program, Boeing delivers C-17 maintenance and modification support to the warfighter at home or anywhere duty calls.
The agreement is governed by a separate Foreign Military Sales contract, under which Boeing also will provide maintenance support for the Royal Air Force aircraft under its C-17 Flexible Sustainment contract with the U.
government from a private company marks another innovative aspect of the C-17 Flexible Sustainment program, which is designed to provide high levels of logistics support and mission readiness while reducing operating and support costs.
The program, entitled the C-17 Flexible Sustainment Program, is designed to provide the U.
The overall program is known as Flexible Sustainment and combines commercial approaches with existing military systems to reduce costs and streamline maintenance.
Flexible sustainment intends to apply a greater use of commercial practices to increase efficiency and lower costs.