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1997 Quality Function Deployment
Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is the systematic translation of the "voice of the customer" to actions of the supplier required to meet the customers' desires.
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...
1995 Plastic Encapsulated Microcircuits (PEMs)
Covers the advantages and risks involved in using PEMs in lieu of metal or ceramic packages and provides a bibliography of useful references on the subject.
1999 Performance-Based Requirements (PBRs)
OFPP defines performance-based contracting as a means of \"structuring all aspects of an acquisition around the purpose of the work to be performed as opposed to either the manner by which the work...
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...
1995 Parts Management Plan
This edition discusses the goals of a Parts Management Plan (PMP) program are: The selection of parts and materials which can withstand the manufacturing environment and robustly perform the needed...
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...
2001 MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS)
MicroElectroMechanical Systems, or MEMS, represent an extraordinary technology that promises to transform whole industries and drive the next technological revolution.
2003 Kolmogorov-Simirnov: A Goodness of Fit Test for Small Samples
Most statistical methods assume an underlying distribution in the derivation of their results. Overview of some issues associated with the implementation of the KS GoF test, especially when assessing...
1995 Joint Publication 3-07, Joint Doctrine for Military Operations Other Than War, 16 Jun 1995
This publication describes the basic tenets of military operations other than war (MOOTW) — from a general description of all types of operations to planning considerations necessary for effective...
2001 Joint Publication 3-0, Doctrine for Joint Operations, 10 Sep 2001
This revised edition of JP 3-0, Doctrine for Joint Operations, represents the latest in a series of updates to joint doctrine. It reflects the most current guidance for conducting joint and...
2002 ISO 9000-2000
ISO-9000 1 is the generic reference for a family of standards on quality management. Compliance with an appropriate standard from this family is required by members of the European Economic Community...
1994 ISO 9000
ISO-9000 is the generic reference for a family of standards on quality management. Compliance with an appropriate standard from this family is required by members of the European Economic Community (...
2003 Interoperability
Interoperability is not a new term in the military vocabulary. Interoperability is a primary goal for military operational capability outlined in Joint Vision 2020.
1996 Impacts on Reliability of Recent Changes in DoD Acquisition Reform Policies
The objective of this START sheet is to provide a brief overview on where recent changes in AR policy are affecting Reliability and Maintainability (RMQSI) and to provide the reader with additional...
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...
2002 Graphical Comparisons of Two Populations
This START sheet addresses the problem of graphically assessing two populations based on two samples. Such comparisons arise, for example, when analyzing two processes (or two devices) whose...
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...
2000 Flexible Sustainment
Readiness is the ability of forces or equipment to deliver designed outputs without unacceptable delay. While "readiness" is associated more with combat forces, it can also be used to describe how...