Aerospace & Defense

Sword GRC for Aerospace & Defense

Enable a single view of risk across every project

Demonstrate risk management excellence

With Active Risk Manager, you can ensure that all your projects are managed in one system with a single view of risk.

Trusted globally by leading companies

How can Sword GRC help you?

Aerospace & Defense face some of the most complex risk management requirements. Whether it is enterprise risk management or project risk management, having a single view of risk across projects, programs and the entire organization is essential to understanding how your organization is operating and improvements can be made to boost its effectiveness and efficiency. Projects need to be able to deliver on time, on budget and perfectly to specification – without exception. Across the organization, reputation for performance excellence is more important now than it has ever been and every organization needs to know where their biggest risks lie.

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Active Risk Manager (ARM) is the de facto standard for the aerospace & defense industry

ARM meets all requirements for qualitative and quantitative risk management

ARM enables aerospace and defense organizations to institutionalize rigorous program risk management processes through one comprehensive system. Making it easier to identify and share best practices by providing a system of record for risk management, eliminating complex spreadsheets while supporting unique risk management profiles for different program requirements.

ARM provides a comprehensive, real-time view of risk spanning your entire portfolio of programs.

ARM makes it easier to identify and share best practices by providing a system of record for risk management, eliminating complex spreadsheets.

Many programs are of an international nature, and thus ITAR security requirements apply. ARM has a unique security matrix that allows international participation in your ROM process whilst fulfilling your ITAR obligations.

Reduce unanticipated costs and schedule slippages – ARM provides a full lifecycle risk management system to proactively identify and analyze risk at the beginning of a program or project. It delivers real-time data to all stakeholders from proposal through to completion and can be used to create accurate risk-adjusted schedules and complete Schedule Risk Assessments (SRAs).


Explore What We Do Better

Active Risk Manager provides a range of features that are all targeted to help you manage risk better. Designed with business users in mind it the software offers different interfaces to cater to different users, whether you are a risk manager or a risk owner.

Risk Express

An interface update delivering more control and flexibility in the risk management process.


Visualize your risk information with configurable dashboards.


Improve communication of risk and help in identifying critical weaknesses in your control framework.

One comprehensive risk management system encompassing:

Enterprise Risk Management

Compliance & Audit Management

Incident Management

Program Risk Management

Issue & Opportunity Management

Schedule & Cost Risk Analysis


Sword GRC is the proven choice for risk-led companies

We work with customers across the globe and are
proud to have helped industry leaders globally
manage their risk with Active Risk Manager.


Learn about the USAF’s goals for the improvement of speed of communication of key risks so as to reduce the probability/frequency and scale of impact of risks


Elbit could see how an enhanced tool like ARM would help them manage and handle risks better – the better user interface and cascade reporting captured their interest


How NASA uses Active Risk Manager across the Agency on different sized projects and by various functional groups because of its configurability

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