Do the supplier’s reliability test criteria satisfy your requirements?

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    2020-06-19 at 10:58 am #1400

    Do the supplier’s reliability test criteria for new technology or devices satisfy the requirements of your mission?

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    PMPedia Admin
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    2020-06-19 at 10:58 am #1401

    Suggestions, Observations and Lessons Learned

    It is essential that the reliability of new technology or new devices was established
    with criteria that mimics or envelopes your own. For example, your criteria may require that the reliability testing occur with the parts powered on and zero failures allowed, while the supplier may test the parts in a powered-off state with a limited number of failures allowed. Otherwise, you may expose the parts to new environments for the first time during flight, which could impact performance or endanger the mission.