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Harry Kahn Associates, Inc. Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence and Dedication

Posted on: Friday, October 20th, 2023 @ 7:05 pm

Harry Kahn Associates, Inc. is proud to celebrate 80 years as a highly experienced American-Owned Small Business developing military and commercial technical publications. Founded in September of 1943 as Gassner Associates, the company has evolved from aircraft engineering to fulfill a need for specialized expertise on complex MIL-SPEC logistics supportability requirements. At Harry Kahn Associates, …

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HKA exhibiting and attending the International GSE Expo 20-22 October, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

Posted on: Thursday, March 5th, 2020 @ 4:34 pm

The only event dedicated to Ground Support Equipment, the International GSE Expo; “…is a world-class platform showcasing the latest products, services, equipment and technologies for the global ground support industry. Featuring more than 250 exhibitors and 2,500+ attendees from around the world, GSE Expo is a must-attend event for learning what’s new and what’s next …

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Cost Efficiencies For Manufacturers By Outsourcing Technical Data Development

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 @ 4:14 pm

Program cost efficiencies can be gained by careful process improvement analysis. Normally this analysis reveals that outsourcing of specific aspects of operations to organizations that specialize in those services or products can provided substantial benefit. These benefits accrue not only in cost reduction, but also in quality of product and timeliness of delivery. Technical documentation …

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Got Government Work?

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 @ 2:59 pm

I had a very interesting conversation the other day with a customer who wants to expand their business into contracting with the Government, and thought you might find it interesting as well. They stated that “We’ve tried repeatedly to break into Government contracting (in this case DoD related) but without success”. I hear this all …

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We Solve Tech Data Problems

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 @ 12:02 pm

Is my current documentation sufficient for my end users? How can I document and control “versioning” when I sell highly customizable equipment? How do I provide manuals that are compliant with my customer’s specification? How do I standardize my vendor manuals to a generally accepted content and format spec? Is there too much “stuff” in …

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Challenges OEMs Face In Providing Technical Data To The DOD

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 @ 10:31 am

If you are an OEM selling to the Federal Government and especially if you are selling to the DOD you know that developing and delivering acceptable technical documentation can be a challenge. Specifications that govern the content, arrangement and electronic format of operations, maintenance and other manuals as well as requirements for Logistical Product Data …

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Preparation of Mil-Spec Compliant Documentation From OEM Data

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 @ 10:23 am

As the Department of Defense (DoD) increases its emphasis on purchasing COTS equipment their requirement for Mil-Spec supporting documentation is also increasing. When selling equipment to the DoD, manufacturers are faced with the daunting task of ensuring that their product documentation complies with military maintenance philosophies, provisioning and specifications. Often, OEM documentation does not provide …

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