Reliability, maintainability, quality, supportability, and interoperability (RMQSI) is comprised of how well each weapons system is designed, manufactured, and maintained over time.

Recent Inquiries

What unclassified pitch angle and vibrational/noise data exist for the AH-64 Apache’s tail rotor?

What unclassified pitch angle and vibrational/noise data exist for the AH-64 Apache's tail rotor?

What information is available about tools and methods used in reliability, maintainability, quality, supportability, and interoperability?

What information is available about tools and methods used in reliability, maintainability, quality, supportability, and interoperability?

Maintenance and Support Available Under 1C4C-Type Funding

What systems are supported, maintained, and/or procured using operation and maintenance, Navy and other procurement, Navy 1C4C-type funding?

Articles

research physicist from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Quantum Optics Section attaches fiber-optic cables to deliver light into the compact laser-delivery system

NRL Charters Navy’s Quantum Inertial Navigation Path to Reduce Drift

WASHINGTON – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) researchers have developed a patent-pending continuous 3-D-cooled atom beam interferometer derived from a patented cold and continuous beam of atoms to explore atom-interferometry-based inertial measurement systems as a…

single-block rocket-engine thrust chamber

AFRL Researchers Pave the Way to Lighter, Faster Additively Manufactured Rocket Engines

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFRL) – The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Rocket Propulsion Division, recently designed, printed, built, and hot fired a first-ever, single-block rocket-engine thrust chamber additively manufactured using a…

U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Analysis Center (DAC) RelTools Dashboard

Reliability is the probability that an item will perform its intended function for a specified period under stated conditions. It has a significant impact on operating and sustainment costs within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), which typically represent 70% of the program’s total life-cycle costs [1].

Webinars

MBSE 2.0: A Modern Approach for Constructing System Architecture Models

A core challenge in modern systems engineering is in applying digital engineering (DE) to programs in support of systems engineering activities. Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) focuses on the formal application of models to support the…

A U.S. Army AH-64D Apache helicopter

Adapted Risk Assessment for Safety Certification of AI-Enabled Mission Software Applications

As the safety functional authority for fielding materiel solutions, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Safety Office uses risk management to certify that materiel is safe when used as intended. While risk assessment processes…

Current State and Future Directions of Composites Additive Manufacturing (AM) for Limited Life Aircraft Structure

Continuous fiber composites printing offers an elegant means to generate complex shapes, reinforce parts by leveraging the inherent anisotropy of fiber deposition, and enable a manufacturing paradigm dominated by digital engineering and distributed production.  However,…

Events

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DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference & Exhibition

The 2024 Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition takes place this year on April 23rd & 24th in Columbus, OH. This event is hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in…

Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing Training (Element Materials Technology – Tempe, AZ)

This three-day training in “Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing” covers all the information required to plan, perform, and interpret the results of all types of dynamic testing. Some of the additional areas covered…

Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) Testing Open Course (Element Materials Technology – Boxborough, MA)

This four-day Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) test training focuses on the purpose of each test, the equipment required to perform each test, and the methodology to correctly apply the specified test environments. This class applies…