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2018 FY2017 Annual Industrial Capabilities Report to Congress 20180412
Produced by: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy This report is...
2016 Comparing the GoPro Karma and DJI Mavic Pro Drones
DSIAC staff recently took a look at the capabilities of two newly released advanced consumer drones, the Karma, developed by GoPro, Inc., and the Mavic Pro, developed by SZ Dà-Jiāng Innovations...
2014 Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Guidebook
This Guidebook, issued 27 May 2014, complements DoD policies and guidance while providing PBL best practices and practical examples. The content of the Guidebook will be integrated with the DAU PBL...
2012 Understanding Exponential Sequential Tests
The actual sample size "n" required in testing and confidence interval (CI) derivation is of tremendous importance for practitioners. For example, sample size carries with it a price tag in time,...
2012 Regression Analysis
Regression modeling is probably the most widely used (and misused) statistical tool in the analysis of data. Assume that we have two or more variables, that they are associated (correlated), and that...
2006 System of Systems Systems Engineering Guide: Considerations for Systems Engineering in a System of Systems Environment
In order to best support the warfighter in military operations and to provide efficient support and readiness in peacetime, the Department of Defense (DoD) continually seeks to develop new...
2006 Guide for Integrating Systems Engineering into DoD Acquisition Contracts
This Guide for Integrating Systems Engineering into DoD Acquisition Contracts supports the implementation of systems engineering (SE) policy initiatives by the Under Secretary of Defense for...
2005 DoD Guide for Achieving Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability
The primary objective of Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition is to acquire quality products (systems) that satisfy user needs with measurable improvements to mission capability and operational...
2005 Developing Reliability Requirements
Developing reliability requirements for products and systems is a multi-step process. Sometimes customers explicitly define the reliability requirements to the supplier. In other cases, the supplier...
2005 Army Systems Engineering Policy
The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics issued policy to reinvigorate systems engineering within the Department of Defense. Guidance for implementing systems...
2005 Operating Characteristic (OC) Functions and Acceptance Sampling Plans
The objective of this START sheet is to enhance the links between OC Function theory and its practice, by providing an overview of the theoretical background and numerical examples and practical...
2004 The RMQSI Case - A Reasoned, Auditable Argument Supporting the Contention that a System Satisfies its RMQSI Requirements
Today's customers demand reliable products. Obviously, such demands must be reflected in the product specification and requirements. Historically RMQSI methods have depended upon the availability of...
2004 Quality Control Charts
Methods of statistical process control (SPC) have been in existence for over eighty years now in industrial statistics. SPC methods are used, among other things, to detect when a stable process,...
2004 Policy Addendum for Systems Engineering
Per the direction in my systems engineering policy memorandum (February 20,2004), the Director, Defense Systems established the Systems Engineering Forum, Yourfeedback via this forum reinforced the...
2004 Availability
The main objective of this START sheet is to help engineers better understand the meaning and implications of the statistical methods used to develop performance measures (PM) for assessing system \"...
2004 Derating
Derating can be defined as "the practice of limiting electrical, thermal and mechanical stress on parts, in a given design application, to levels that are below their specified ratings of their...
2004 Combining Data
Combining similar data sets for the purpose of establishing confidence intervals, estimating or forecasting values, modeling data or establishing distributions (goodness of fit), is very appealing.
2004 Understanding Series and Parallel Systems Reliability
For engineers to understand the statistical reasoning behind reliability block formulas for series and parallel systems and provide examples of the practical ways of using them. This knowledge will...
2004 Censored Data
Overview some statistical procedures, we illustrate them via several practical, numerical examples and we provide some references for further reading.
2004 Understanding Binomial Sequential Testing
This START sheet addresses double sampling plans and higher dimension sampling plans, namely sequential tests. Numerical and practical examples of sequential tests for attributes (pass/fail) data...