Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (src_forum@alionscience.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Dave Fetters (david_fetters@udlp.com )
Organization:United Defense
Date posted: Thu Jan 13 12:00:16 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: MIL STD 471 - M. Demo
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I'm planning a Maintainability Demonstration. There are MTTR and MaxTTR requirements at each of 3 levels of maintenance. I wanted to use Test Method 8 in MIL-STD-471A in hopes of avoiding 50 observations on 6 different specifications (which the other methods seem to require). However, the DS-level MTTR spec. is 2 hours (greater than the 100 minute limitation called out in the second paragraph of the method). I can't figure out how important that 100 minute limitation is. In other words, is it possible to "cheat" by 20 minutes, or is there a workaround for longer MTTRs? Anybody know?

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