FlexForce Performance Based Logistics (PBL)

Solutions focused on guaranteed availability and increased mission readiness at a predictable cost

Rockwell Collins’ FlexForceSM PBL solutions provide flexibility, guaranteed vendor performance and improved operational readiness – all at an affordable price. Our current solutions cover more than 50 different platforms, 3,600 aircraft, and span the globe. We can tailor our PBLs to your most critical requirements.

Our proven track record shows that shrinking the spare/repair pipeline, inserting technology to improve reliability and integrating the logistics chain results in significant performance improvement.

Rockwell Collins has over 20 years of experience in PBL contracting, with a 100 percent program renewal rate.  As a trusted partner, we can design the most cost efficient program for your fleet.


Defense and Government Customer Support
Phone 1: 800-321-2223 (U.S. only)
Phone 2: +1 319-295-5100

Defense & Government Engineering Support
Phone 1: 319-295-5804 (U.S.)

FlexForce PBL

FlexForce Exchange
Phone 1: +1 319-295-9512

Features & Benefits

  • Agile and comprehensive spares inventory management
  • Component reliability engineering and obsolescence management
  • Optimized sparing to each program’s mission requirements
  • Field service engineering
  • Single, monthly billing
  • Improved mission readiness and guaranteed availability
  • Increased on-wing time, reduced flight line maintenance and extended life of products/systems
  • Predictable costs
  • Reduced overhead
  • Reduced life cycle costs
  • On-site training
  • Real-time access to OEM data and technical support

Case Study
Increasing cockpit availability to 99 percent despite 20 percent budget cut

A 20 percent funding cut in the United States Navy’s F/A-18 Displays PBL program challenged the program leadership team to maintain operational efficiency without affecting customer requirements. 

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Case study
Australian Army achieves 100 percent availability on Rockwell Collins CH-47F equipment

Given the amount of content Rockwell Collins has on the CH-47F – including its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit – it made sense for the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation to deal directly with Rockwell Collins for support services.

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Case Study
FlexForce PBL drives exceptional performance for the U.S. Coast Guard

Rockwell Collins’ FlexForce PBL for the Coast Guard includes spares management, logistical support, Field Service Engineering and component reliability improvements on our comprehensive suite of displays, communication, surveillance, navigation and pilot control systems.

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Case study
Rockwell Collins ARC-210 PBL team receives DoD PBL of the Year Award

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps use Rockwell Collins PBL to improve battlefield interoperability and achieve 99.4 percent mission availability.

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FlexForce PBL: life cycle service solutions

Drawing from a broad range of our proven service capabilities, our FlexForce™ PBL can provide a solution customized to your unique mission needs while minimizing your risk and cost. When mission readiness is priority one, Rockwell Collins’s FlexForce PBL delivers.