RAM Policy Changes - Society of Reliability Engineers

Report
Presented to:
RAM VII Training Summit
The Westin
Huntsville, Alabama
Reliability, Availability, and
Maintainability including
Testability and Software Reliability
Policy Updates
IAW DoD Directive 5230.24,
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for
public release; distribution is unlimited.
Presented by:
Date: 4 November 2014
Robert S Smith and
Judy M. Potter-Shields
General Engineers
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research,
Development, and Engineering Center
Purpose/Contents
• Purpose
 Provide an update to the RAM community of DoD R&M Engineering Activities
• Contents
 Policy
 Guidance
 Standardization
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Reliability, Availability,
Maintainability and Cost
(RAM-C) Rationale Report
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RAM-C Format
1. Executive Summary
A. RAM-C Report and Timing
B. Sustainment Rationale
1) Description of Sustainment Parameters
2) Operational Mode Summary/Mission Profile
3) Product Support Strategy
C. Verification Assessment
D. Feasibility Assessment
E. Summary
2. Introduction – Purpose, Changes, and Preparers
A. Purpose
B. Changes
C. RAM-C Preparers
3. Sustainment KPP/KSAs/APAs Overview and Program Data
A. Sustainment Metrics
B. Operational Information
C. Product Support Strategy
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RAM-C Format
4. Assessment of Sustainment Parameters
A. Definitions
B. Sustainment KPP/KSA/APA Verification
1) Operational Availability (AO) Verification
2) Materiel Availability (AM) Verification
3) Mission Reliability Verification
4) O&S Cost Verification
5) Verification Summary
C. Sustainment KPP/KSA/APA Feasibility
1) Sustainment Metrics Feasibility
2) O&S Cost Feasibility
3) AO and AM Feasibility
4) Feasibility Summary
5. Tradeoff Analysis
6. Summary
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Army Regulation (AR) 702-3
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AR 702-3
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Important AR 702-3 Reminders:
– A RAM-C report is required by the Army for any program with RAM
requirements.
– The DOTE FDSC policy* has been implemented in Army policy.
* 10-05-12 Independent Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Suitability Assessments
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Standardization &
Data Item Descriptions (DIDs)
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Standardization Update
Data Item Descriptions (DIDs)
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What is DID situation as it relates to R&M?
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What is available for R&M DIDs including testability and SW Rel?
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Do gaps exist in those DIDs for R&M policy?
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What solutions are the best to fill those gaps?
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Initial DIDs Reviewed
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Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis Report
DI-ILSS-81495, Failure Mode Effects, and Criticality Analysis Report, 30 Oct 1995 and Validation 10
Sep 2014
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Failure Summary & Analysis Report
DI-RELI-80255, Failure Summary and Analysis Report, 17 Oct 1986
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Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) Allocation Report
DI-RELI-81496, Reliability Block Diagrams and Maintenance Models Report, 30 Oct 1995 validated on
10 Sep 2014
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R&M Block Diagrams and Mathematical Models Report
DI-RELI-81496, Reliability Block Diagrams and Maintenance Models Report, 30 Oct 1995 validated on
10 Sep 2014
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R&M Predictions Report
DI-RELI-81497, Reliability Prediction and Documentation of Supporting Data, 30 Oct 1995 validated
on 10 Sep 2014
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R&M Program Plan
DI-SESS-81613, Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program Plan, 1 Aug 2001
DI-MNTY-81600, Maintainability Program Plan, 08 Feb 2001
DI-ATTS-81270, Testability Program Plan, 12 Jun 1992
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Standardization Update - Solutions
Data Item Descriptions (DIDs)
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Determined that new/updates to R&M DIDs were needed for
 Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis Report
 Failure Summary & Analysis Report
 Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Allocation Report
 Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Block Diagrams and Mathematical
Models Report
 Reliability and Maintainability Predictions Report
 Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program Plan
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DID Current Status
• Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis Report
 New DID developed
• Failure Summary & Analysis Report
 New DID Developed
• R&M Allocation Report
 DI-RELI-81968, Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Allocation Report,
10 Jul 2014 – NEW released
• R&M Block Diagrams and Mathematical Models Report
 New DID developed
• Reliability and Maintainability Predictions Report
 New DID developed
• R&M Program Plan
 DI-SESS-81613A, Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program Plan,
15 Jul 2014 – Updated
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Overarching DID Policy
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Overarching DID policy updates:
 Enclosure 12 of DoDM 4120.24, Defense Standardization Program
(DSP) Procedures, dated 24 Sep 2014 covers DIDs
 MIL-STD-963C, Data Item Descriptions (DIDs), dated 24 Sep 2014
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Division Statement
of Work (SOW) Tool
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Statement of Work (SOW) Tool
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PROTOCOL SOW Tool located at “RAM Task Advisor” tab
 https://extranet.amrdec.army.mil/Protocol/Default.aspx
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ED/RAM is in the process of updating the RAM SOW tool
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Plan tasks:
 Update SOW task wording
 Update DIDs listing
 Update Life Cycle Acquisition Phases
 Update Criticality
 Update Optional System Characteristics
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Summary
• Provide a quick status overview to the RAM community
 RAM-C Rationale Report
 AR 702-3
 Standardization – DIDs
 RAM SOW Tool
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Questions?
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