QED Systems, Inc. > Core Capabilities > Planning Services

QED has been providing planning services in support of U.S. Navy maintenance and modernization evolutions from the time the company first started in 1969.  Our primary efforts today include Ships Engineering Planning Services for U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers and Third Party Planning support for U.S. Navy Surface Combatants, Amphibious and Littoral Combat Ships. 

We all know the importance that advanced planning plays in well-executed ship maintenance, repair and modernization availabilities.  Our team of professionals is dedicated in providing the highest quality services and support on schedule, within budget and to the customer’s satisfaction.  We would appreciate the opportunity to be a member of your team and look forward to providing responsive and cost-effective technical solutions that satisfy your planning support requirements.  

National Planning Team:

  • Knowledgeable and experienced personnel
  • Located in close proximity to U.S. Naval Bases, RMCs and Public/Private Shipyards
  • Focused on quality and cost-effective performance
  • Flexible and highly responsive to meet customer requirements

Availability Work Package (AWP) Development:

  • 4E compliant Work Items (WI) in the Navy Maintenance Database (NMD)
  • Ship alterations and repair work integration
  • Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) identification and procurement
  • Nationwide and OCONUS ship check execution
  • Accurate preliminary cost estimates
  • Duration analysis and schedule recommendations

Execution Growth Analysis:

  • Request for Contract Change (RCC) tracking and analysis
  • Template generation and modification
  • Lessons learned processing and feedback
  • Cost avoidance recommendations

Planning Product Production Support:

  • WI reference validation and research
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Metrics development and analysis
  • NMD technical support
    Standardization and variance reduction
  • Material receipt, staging, inventory, and turnover
  • Continuous Process Improvement (CPI)