By directly marking each component with a serialised GS1 Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN®) encoded in a machine-readable GS1 DataMatrix barcode, experts in Germany can now accurately identify assemblies during telemaintenance routines.
- Direct access to the component part’s maintenance history or blueprint is now possible.
- Experts can offer support from Germany—without having to be on-site to study the components.
- The innovative solution is also suitable for application in other high‑maintenance areas.
By using GS1 standards, MBDA Germany has created an innovative telemaintenance service, which offers a secure and cost-effective solution for the maintenance and upkeep of their high-tech products. And with the direct marking of the components and by using serialised identification according to ISO/IEC 15418:2009 standard, the company is also in compliance with the delivery requirements TL-A 0032 of the German Armed Forces.
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