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Railway systems have a long service life - stretching over decades. Thales obsolescence monitoring service continuously analyzes the component market and offers form-fit-function replacements decades-long

Obsolescence Monitoring via myProducts

In the railway environment, long service life is standard. To protect the investment and keep lifecycle costs low, availability of components needs to be guaranteed over the entire lifetime of the system.

Thales offers obsolescence monitoring services that support timely and strategic decisions, to mitigate risk and impact of software and component obsolescence.

Thales obsolescence specialists continuously analyze and monitor

  • these components' availability on the market
  • existing and potential supply gaps and discontinued production
  • potential suppliers for their ability to supply.
  • technological trends in the component market and evaluate perspectives, such as which technologies are available from how many suppliers.
In the event that there is only limited availability for a component, Thales will inform the customer whether there is an end-of-life inventory or there are substitution parts.

Thales obsolescence monitoring service provides a 24/7/365 overview of the defined part numbers via myProducts.  This overview is updated regularly.

Obsolescence is inevitable. When crucial components can no longer be supplied, it can lead to high costs related with early replacement of whole systems as well as penalties associated with delays and disruption of system operation.

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In the railway environment, long service life is standard. To protect the investment and keep lifecycle costs low, availability of components needs to be guaranteed over the entire lifetime of the system.

Thales offers obsolescence monitoring services that support timely and strategic decisions, to mitigate risk and impact of software and component obsolescence.

Thales obsolescence specialists continuously analyze and monitor

  • these components' availability on the market
  • existing and potential supply gaps and discontinued production
  • potential suppliers for their ability to supply.
  • technological trends in the component market and evaluate perspectives, such as which technologies are available from how many suppliers.
In the event that there is only limited availability for a component, Thales will inform the customer whether there is an end-of-life inventory or there are substitution parts.
 
 
 

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