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2001 Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook - Volume 5 - Survivability Models and Simulations
This Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook Series is designed to provide its users with insight into the key activities performed by survivability personnel in support of aerospace systems...
2001 Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook - Volume 4 - Survivability Engineering
This Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook Series is designed to provide its users with insight into the key activities performed by survivability personnel in support of aerospace systems...
2001 Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook - Volume 3 - The Survivability Program Plan
This Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook Series is designed to provide its users with insight into the key activities performed by survivability personnel in support of aerospace systems...
2001 Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook - Volume 2 - Survivability and Acquisition
This Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook Series is designed to provide its users with insight into the key activities performed by survivability personnel in support of aerospace systems...
2001 Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook - Volume 1 - Handbook Overview
This Aerospace Systems Survivability Handbook Series is designed to provide its users with insight into the key activities performed by survivability personnel in support of aerospace systems...
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...
2000 Analysis of "One-Shot" Device
This START sheet addresses the steps necessary to statistically establishthe reliability, or probability of success, of "one shot" devices.
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...
2000 Environmental Stress Screenin
ESS is a process in which environmental stimuli, such as rapid thermal cycling and random vibration, are applied to electronic items in order to precipitate latent defects to early failure.
2000 Sustained Maintenance Planning
This START sheet addresses the concept of Sustained Maintenance Planning (SMP). (The RAC has also published a closely related sheet on Flexible Sustainment.)
1999 Six-Sigma Programs
In 1988, Motorola Corp. became one of the first companies to receive the now well-known Baldrige National Quality Award. The specific Motorola innovation that attracted the most attention was its six...
1999 Single Process Initiative
SPI is an initiative for transitioning from multiple government-unique management and manufacturing systems to the use of common processes.
1999 Reliability Growth
Reliability growth is the improvement of a product's reliability over time (hence the term, growth) through learning about the deficiencies of the design and taking action to eliminate or minimize...
1999 Accelerated Testing
To meet increasing competition, get products to market in the shortest possible time, and satisfy demanding customer expectations,industry is turning to sophisticated methods and techniques of...
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...
1998 Applying Software Reliability Engineering (SRE) to Build Reliable Software
This START attempts to clarify the common goal, to identify the essential components of the software reliability engineering discipline which, if implemented, can guide an organization to developing...
1998 Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV)
Cost as an Independent Variable, or CAIV, is defined in Section 3.3.4 of DoD 5000.2, as: ". . . a process that helps arrive at cost objectives (including life-cycle costs) and helps the requirements...
1998 Commercial Off-the-Shelf Equipment and Non-Developmental Items
the early 1980's, the Department of Defense's (DoD) only incentive to use commercial items was the potentially lower procurement costs that result from the economies of scale of the larger commercial...
1997 Reliability Design for Affordability
A task force chartered by the Department of Defense (DOD) in 1995 has defined Affordability as "a process for program management that will lead to affordable technology rather than a program for cost...
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.