Capabilities
TEST/MISSION PLANNING

From concepts-of-operations (CONOPS) development to test and mission planning, Cummings Aerospace applies our extensive experience with ground and flight test execution to achieve mission success. We implement MBSE tools to support test requirements definition, CONOPS assessment, resource planning, and test event risk management.

ORDNANCE TESTING

Cummings Aerospace has test and project management expertise across munitions development activities to include; Requirement Verification, Test Planning for Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E), Test Readiness Reviews, and the Manufacturing of Test Hardware.  Our Ordnance Engineers design and validate ordnance Insensitive Munition (IM) solutions through Slow Cook-Off (SCO), Fast Cook-Off (FCO), Bullet Impact (BI), and Fragment Impact (FI) testing.  Our Ordnance Engineers experience range from reliability testing of the warhead initiation trains using both Bruceton and Neyer methods to Qualification and Lot Acceptance Testing of munition packages.

GROUND AND FLIGHT TEST EXECUTION

Cummings Aerospace’s engineers have integrated and tested aerospace vehicles at integration facilities and test ranges around the world including; White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Reagan Test Site (RTS), and the Eastern Range (ER). Having supported more than 50 DoD flight tests, our test engineers have extensive experience across all phases of ground and flight test execution.

MISSION ASSURANCE

Cummings Aerospace provides unique and insightful Mission Assurance (MA) support based on our extensive experience as hardware and software system developers on tactical and strategic weapons and target systems. We understand that MA covers the full engineering life-cycle process; identifying and mitigating design, production, test, and field support deficiencies in order to ensure mission success. Our QSMA experts include Certified Safety Managers (CSM), Certified Occupational Safety Specialists (COSS), and Certified Software Quality Engineers.