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Aerospace & Defense

Accelerate your digital maturity with our unified approach to Digital Manufacturing, GovCloud, Data, IT+OT edge-to-core solutions, Managed Services, and innovation.

Smart Factory Solutions: Accelerating Manufacturing

Accelerate your Aerospace and Defense (A&D) manufacturing environments using Smart Factory Solutions from Hitachi.

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A&D Industry Services

The right partner can help you accelerate digital maturity, create real customer value, and steer your path to success.

Smart Factory Solutions

Accelerate your industrial transformation with Hitachi Digital Services’ solutions for smart digital manufacturing. Hitachi’s Smart Factory suite of accelerators, frameworks, and services connects the entire manufacturing value chain to deliver accelerated digital industrial transformation and value immediately.

GovCloud Engineering

Aerospace manufacturers often deal with a complex web of export control regulations and requirements, including ITAR, EAR, FedRAMP, NIST, CMMC, etc. We can help you assess compliance controls adherence and engineer, deploy, and support secure and compliant GovCloud environments.

Model-based Systems Engineering: Digital Thread

As A&D manufacturers are moving to MBSE as a discipline, tracking data across the product lifecycle becomes increasingly important.  Hitachi’s depth in data management, governance, analytics and AI accelerates your journey to a Model-based Enterprise – from product inception through sustainment.

Accelerate and Modernize your ERP Enviroment

Fast-track innovation for your ERP-to-cloud environments to support agility and growth and address technology debt. Modernizing ERP systems in the cloud future-proofs critical IT business systems against obsolescence and the increasing difficulty of managing legacy systems that fall behind technology and practices.

Customer Stories


GovCloud Engineering for a Major Defense Organization

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SAP S/4 HANA AMS, GRC, Cloud, and Upgrades

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SAP S/4HANA Implementation, Global Rollouts and AMS

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Meet Our Experts

David McGlone

Vice President, Hitachi Digital Services


David is a Vice President for Hitachi Digital Services, with responsibility for major account development, management and service delivery. David has more than 30 years of IT consulting experience including digital transformation, cloud applications and infrastructure management, Applications Management Outsourcing, full life-cycle solutions design, development and deployment on a wide variety of platforms and tool sets, including a strong background in methodology and portfolio/program/project management.

Daniel Davison

A&D Manufacturing Digital Services Executive


Dan is an A&D Manufacturing Industry expert, focused on Digital Services in North America. Dan is f

Robert Lively

Chief Data Scientist


Robert’s expertise as Chief Data Scientist is focused on the application of AI/ML capabilities as well as traditional data analytics to enable business transformation. Robert has deep experience unleashing value across the product lifecycle in manufacturing, specifically in aerospace & defense and automotive, where he has led initiatives integrating and rationalizing design and engineering (PLM, ALM), resource management (ERP), manufacturing (MES) and sustainment (SMS) systems and processes. Most recently Robert helped enable the spin-out of Sierra Space from Sierra Nevada Corp. where he was Chief Data Officer and Head of Enterprise Applications.