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New Aerospace & Defense Competency Model Report

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DEARBORN, Mich., March 28, 2013 — SME’s vision is to be the premier manufacturing knowledge resource throughout the global manufacturing community. To support that vision, SME partnered with the Institute for Defense Analyses to develop the Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Competency Model.

Sponsored by the ManTech Division of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the ManTech Office under the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, IDA enlisted SME’s expertise in the area of manufacturing knowledge and workforce development to assist them in identifying common manufacturing core competencies for the aerospace and defense sector. Released in November 2012, the ADMCM describes the aerospace and defense manufacturing community’s interface with science and technology, research, design, development, production and sustainment with the goal of improving communication among employers, training providers and the manufacturing workforce.



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