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Aerospace and Defense

Your trusted end-to-end implementation and solution partner with unparalleled SAP expertise and comprehensive solutions.

In today’s dynamic Aerospace and Defense regulatory environment, maintaining compliance, aligning processes and solutions, and embracing innovative technologies is essential. Explore how our proven solutions deployed across the SAP landscape can help meet these demands effectively. 

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Future-Ready Aerospace and Defense

Evolving global regulations and standards can present a barrier to aerospace and defense companies striving to achieve operational consistency on a global scale. Our solution stack offers a unified platform that harmonizes compliance across borders.

Evolving global regulations and standards can present a barrier to aerospace and defense companies striving to achieve operational consistency on a global scale. Our solution stack offers a unified platform that harmonizes compliance across borders. 

  • Gain real-time insights into all data sources, enabling proactive compliance management 
  • Ensure scalability for global expansion while meeting unique compliance and regulatory requirements 
  • Reduce compliance related risks through centralized control and visibility
  • Achieve end-to-end compliance with DCMA and DCAA audit support

Cater to the unique requirements of aerospace and defense companies engaged in government contracts, offering diverse contract support, simplifying paperwork, and providing robust reporting for DCAA and DCMA compliance.

  • Contract award funding and thresholds management
  • Contract flow-down for adherence to contract terms
  • Handling contract modifications seamlessly
  • Validations for cost and fee funding accuracy
  • Comprehensive inception-to-date billing for efficient financial tracking and compliance

Incurred Cost Reporting and GPD/PMMO (Actual Costing) helps meet compliance with government contracts and facilitates efficient project-based manufacturing cost analysis, offering real-time reporting and data accuracy.

  • Enables creation and submission of DCAA Schedules A-O
  • Allows cost adjustments based on Cost Type Contracts and DCAA requirements
  • Performs EVMS processes directly in SAP S/4HANA, eliminating data latency and interfaces
  • Offers a robust user experience through SAP Fiori, CDS Views, and SAP Analytics Cloud integration

Enhance compliance while managing government property from acquisition to contract closeout. In addition, enhance logistics capabilities for optimized operational effectiveness. 

  • Efficient management of government property acquisition and receipt through contract closeout processes 
  • Manage tight compliance requirements, including EAR, ITAR, and FAR regulations and Sanctioned Party list screening 
  • Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) integration, Bonded Stock, MilPack forms and labels, and UID Registry integration
  • Management of shipping forms and labels, including DD250, DD1149 and DD1348
  • Integration with Global Trade Services (GTS) for comprehensive trade compliance including customs processing

Optimize labor costing, time capture, and resource allocation, enabling improved workforce efficiency and data integration for aerospace and defense companies.

  • Automated labor cost rate calculation for accurate and reconcilable labor rates
  • Itemization of labor cost rate components for accurate reporting and audit support
  • Mobile-ready timesheet for total time collection across all roles and activities
  • Alignment of resource/role with task assignments to enhance efficiency and accuracy of activities by cost objective

Simplify data migration processes by utilizing advanced technology for data matching, insight generation, predictive analytics, data integrity validation, progress tracking, and workflow optimization, with key features tailored to the aerospace and defense industry

  • Access A&D industry-specific templates for precise data migration
  • Unlock data quality assurance with comprehensive pre- and post-load reports
  • Track changes and ensure data integrity with extensive logging and auditing capabilities

Streamline project bid and quotation preparation, offer multi-version quoting, support seamless contract setup, integrate government compliance, and provide real-time monitoring with GAAP-compliant invoicing and accounting.

  • Copy, create, structure, and plan project proposals efficiently
  • Multi-version quoting and bidding for pricing flexibility
  • Seamless contract setup and execution for error-free contract terms
  • Government-compliant integration and real-time project monitoring with GAAP-compliant invoicing and accounting

Meet FAR/DFAR requirements and enable your government contractors to seamlessly apply prime contract clauses to subcontracts, including contract information dissemination to various associated documents, offering comprehensive flowdown capabilities.

  • Facilitate the flowdown of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses 
  • Extend to product or service specifications
  • Include government or customer-designated material or property identification
  • Manage quality instructions and inspection criteria
  • Address packaging requirements efficiently
  • Enable DPAS acknowledgement 
  • Support DD250 and DD1149 amongst other government forms 

Meet the complexities of IFRS 15 and ASC 606 standards, enabling aerospace and defense organizations to streamline and automate revenue recognition processes.

  • Compliance with IFRS 15 and ASC 606 revenue recognition standards
  • Integration of contract data for enhanced accuracy
  • Automation of revenue calculations for top-notch efficiency
  • Real-time reporting for transparency in revenue recognition practices

Align lease accounting with IFRS 16 and ASC 842 standards, ensuring accurate financial reporting, and centralized lease-related data for efficient lease management and accounting.

  • Compliance with IFRS 16 and ASC 842 lease accounting standards
  • Centralized storage of lease contracts, terms, payments, and asset details
  • Comprehensive overview of the lease portfolio for efficient management
  • Improved accuracy in financial reporting



Enhance procurement with streamlined purchase order setup, automated approval workflows, and improved financial accuracy, while also meeting government contract requirements and Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) standards comprehensively.

  • Efficient purchase order setup through robust integrations 
  • Advanced approval workflow to automate procurement documents and reduce delays
  • Automated 2-way and 3-way matching for precise invoice and receipt accuracy
  • Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eSRS) compliant with FAR Clause 52.2.19 for tracking supplier spending
  • Comprehensive coverage of CPSR requirements, from vendor selection to material delivery to ensure compliance with DCMA and DCAA standards 
  • FAR and DFARS clauses flowdown from sales contract to Purchase Order and SAP Business Network

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Pioneering A&D Solutions

In a rapidly evolving Aerospace & Defense ecosystem, our solutions empower your company with seamless compliance processes and comprehensive functionality. Navigate effortlessly through government frameworks like FAR, DFARS, DCAA, DCMA, CAS, and ITAR regulations, ensuring your operations remain consistently ahead in the industry’s regulatory landscape.

CIS-GovCon for A&D

Elevate your A&D strategy with an SAP-certified solution, seamlessly integrating data, analytics, and compliance, all within a secure cloud environment.

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Streamline data migration from legacy systems to SAP S/4HANA and secure it with robust encryption algorithms, ensuring your data transformation processes are both efficient and secure.

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A unified, AI-driven, and dynamically designed platform tailored precisely for simplified, streamlined, and optimized contract management.

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Elevate your control over all spending sources in a secure cloud environment, fortifying your Aerospace & Defense operations with enhanced business resilience and uncompromised data security.

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Meet Our Aerospace & Defense Leadership Team

Guided by our seasoned Aerospace & Defense leadership, our team is further strengthened by over 1000 professionals across offices in the US, LATAM, and APAC. This global presence ensures seamless delivery and support.

Nitin Khanna
Nitin Khanna

Managing Director, Regulated Industries

Berthold Breitling
Berthold Breitling

Director of Sales, Aerospace and Defense

Gary Goulet
Gary Goulet

 VP of A&D Services

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Regulatory Compliance

Challenge: Changing global regulations and standards can be a hurdle for A&D companies aiming to maintain consistent operations across borders.

Cognitus Solution: Automated compliance checks, real-time updates, and tools designed for the A&D sector ensure businesses remain compliant with the most recent standards.

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Supply Chain Complexities

Challenge: Fluctuating demand, global operations, and geopolitical issues can impact the robustness of supply chains.

Cognitus Solution: Our tools optimize and streamline supply chain processes, ensuring stability, agility, and real-time operations monitoring.

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Artificial Intelligence

Challenge: Harnessing the full potential of AI to address complex needs in a manner that is secure, reliable, and compliant with stringent standards poses a significant challenge for the A&D industry.

Cognitus Solution: CIS-GovCon for A&D combined with our generative AI capabilities, empowers your business to focus on innovation, quality, and global expansion.

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Challenge: With rapid technological advancements, staying at the forefront of innovation is paramount to ensure competitiveness in the A&D industry.

Cognitus Solution: Our suite of products, including LambdaX and Alchemy, empower businesses to harness cutting-edge technologies, fostering an environment of continuous innovation.

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Technology Stack

Challenge: The A&D industry faces the continuous challenge of integrating and optimizing existing solutions to meet specific industry requirements. 

Cognitus Solution: Cognitus has the extensive industry expertise, add-on solutions, and in-depth SAP experience to help make the most of your investments.

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