Life Cycle Management

MC Test Service, Inc. involvement in the product life cycle begins at production concept and continues throughout the life of the product. Early on, MC Test Service engages in studies to optimize the design to achieve supportability requirements at the lowest possible life cycle cost. As the product matures, experienced logistics engineers work closely with the customers to understand the intended system operations.

MC Test Service translates the knowledge gained over the matured product into a refined system support concept, which drives logistics product development to ensure that all considerations are addressed and aligned.

Our logistics support services and products include:

  • Supportability analysis
  • Reliability/Maintainability/Availability engineering
  • Operator Maintenance Manuals and user manual development
  • Performance based training development and delivery provisioning
  • Obsolescence management
  • Supply support

System and Sub-System Sustainment

MC Test Service drives product advancements through deliberate product improvement planning coupled with sustainment activities that are responsive to field feedback gathered through a failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action system, otherwise known as FRACAS. This enables us to address pre-planned functional improvements, technology refresh activities, obsolescence management priorities, and urgent field issues through one integrated process.

Sustainment and upgrade actions are worked closely with our customers to understand their potential applicability, timing and implementation details.

MC Test Service, offers a wide range of sustainment solutions including traditional, organic DoD support contracts that depend heavily upon U.S. Government infrastructure as well as full service, performance-based logistics support solutions. We recognize that all of our customers have different demands and support hybrid sustainment alternatives to address any customer need.

Depot Support

MC Test Service, fully equipped depot is an integrated piece of our life cycle management offerings and provides seamless support to all customers.

Our depot repair, overhaul and re-supply services ensure optimal readiness of all systems deployed by our customers. These services are tailored to address the specific requirements of our customers and capitalize on our state-of-the-art manufacturing infrastructure including HASS and Environmental chambers, and RF screen rooms and Compact Antenna Test Range.

The depot also utilizes an established network of vendors and subcontractors to ensure a high-quality, dependable repair activity that provides responsive service in support of customer requirements. Our robust depot capability not only ensures an efficient repair and return process, but also enables advanced repair and overhaul activities to be executed rapidly and predictably. MC Test Service depot is currently supporting commercial and military customers.


Our world class production facilities includes operations in Melbourne, FL; Billerica, MA and Zacatecas, Mexico. Our combined facilities include 13 automated lines performing, SMT, Through-hole, Selective soldering, and PTH auto insert.

We also have RF Assembly / Test, Mobile Compact Range, PCBA through Systems Level Test and Conformal Coating and Potting. Our reliability lab performs PRAT/HASS testing capabilities.

As part of Value Management we incorporate Bill of Material Analysis and Cleansing using Silicon Expert and provide cost saving by merging economies of scale for system and sub- systems assemblies. The costs savings can be realized by utilizing in-plant collaboration with Avnet/Arrow/TTI, and E-Commerce as well as OEM/OCM utilization agreements.

MC Test Service, Inc. integrates configuration management throughout the products life cycle. We combine all the necessary screening of components at incoming inspection in accordance with our counterfeit parts risk mitigation, avoidance and detection programs and by eliminating non-qualified sources of supply. We manage DMS and part obsolescence using various databases.

MC Test Service, Inc. incorporates green initiatives that includes power, water and recycled packaging.

At MC Test Service, Inc. – we take pride in providing high quality products, built and supported by our empowered staff ensuring the success of the warfighter.