Military Directives, Handbooks and Standards Related to Reliability

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Directives Related to Reliability

Handbooks and Standards Related to Reliability

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MIL-HDBK-108
Sampling Procedures and Tables for Life and Reliability Testing (Based on Exponential Distribution)
(77 pages, 6.09 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-108(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 17 KB)
MIL-HDBK-189C: Reliability Growth Management (149 pages, 3.1 MB; updated 6/2011)
200-299
MIL-HDBK-217F
Reliability Prediction of Electronic Equipment - Notice F
(205 pages, 14.9 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-217F(1): Notice 1 (37 pages, 2.78 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-217F(2): Notice 2 (80 pages, 5.91 MB)
MIL-HDBK-251
 
Reliability/Design Thermal Applications
[This is a 40.5 MB WinZip file that contains the document in *.pdf format (697 pages, 53.8 MB)]
300-399
MIL-HDBK-338B
Electronic Reliability Design Handbook - Revision B
(1046 pages, 4.56 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-338B(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 17 KB)
MIL-HDBK-344A
Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) of Electronic Equipment - Revision A
(102 pages, 4.51 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-344A(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 17 KB)
400-499
MIL-HDBK-470A
Designing and Developing Maintainable Products and Systems - Revision A
(719 pages, 5.43 MB)
  MIL-HDBK-470A(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 17 KB)
MIL-STD-471A
Maintainability Verification/Demonstration/Evaluation - Revision A
(64 pages, 707 KB)
  MIL-STD-471A(1): Notice 1 (56 pages, 879 KB)
  MIL-STD-471A(3): Notice 3 (1 page, 7.4 KB)
MIL-HDBK-472
Maintainability Prediction
(176 pages, 5.85 MB)
MIL-HDBK-472(1): Notice 1 (122 pages, 3.98 MB)
500-599
600-699
MIL-STD-690D
Failure Rate Sampling Plans and Procedures - Revision D
(43 pages, 673 KB)
700-799
MIL-STD-721C
Definition of Terms for Reliability and Maintainability - Revision C
(18 pages, 819 KB)
  MIL-STD-721C(2): Notice 2 (1 page, 17 KB)
MIL-STD-750E
Test Methods for Semiconductor Devices - Revision E
(685 pages, 8.94 MB)
  MIL-STD-750F: With Change 1 (21 pages, 205 KB)
MIL-STD-756B
Reliability Modeling and Prediction - Revision B
(85 pages, 2.91 MB)
  MIL-STD-756B(2): Notice 2 (1 pages, 3 KB)
MIL-HDBK-781A
Handbook for Reliability Test Methods, Plans, and Environments for Engineering, Development, Qualification, and Production - Revision A
(411 pages, 27.1 MB)
MIL-STD-781D
Reliability Testing for Engineering Development, Qualification and Production - Revision D
(47 pages, 1.46 MB)
  MIL-STD-781D(1): Notice 1 (1 pages, 4 KB)
MIL-STD-785B
Reliability Program for Systems and Equipment Development and Production - Revision B
(88 pages, 12.9 MB) 
  MIL-STD-785B(1): Notice 1 (3 pages, 1.07 MB)
  MIL-STD-785B(2): Notice 2 (9 pages, 760 KB)
  MIL-STD-785B(3): Notice 3 (1 page, 4 KB)
MIL-STD-790F
Established Reliability and High Reliability Qualified Products List (QPL) Systems For Electrical, Electronic, and Fiber Optic Parts Specifications - Revision F
(17 pages, 834 KB)
  MIL-STD-790F(1): Notice 1 (6 pages, 20 KB)
  MIL-STD-790F(2): Notice 2 (3 pages, 15 KB)
800-899
MIL-STD-882C
System Safety Program Requirements
(117 pages, 8.29 MB) Please note that this standard was superseded by MIL-STD-882D.
  MIL-STD-882C(1): Notice 1 (3 pages, 94 KB)
MIL-STD-882D
System Safety
(31 pages, 116 KB)
MIL-STD-882E
System Safety
(104 pages, 1,232 KB)
MIL-STD-883J
Test Method Standard Microcircuits
(759 pages, 5.98 MB)
900-999
1000-2000
MIL-STD-1543B
Reliability Program Requirements for Space and Launch Vehicles - Revision B
(100 pages, 10.3 MB)
  MIL-STD-1543B(1): Notice 1 (1 pages, 3 KB)
MIL-STD-1629A
Procedures for Performing a Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis - Revision A
(54 pages, 4.5 MB)
MIL-STD-1629A(1): Notice 1 (11 pages, 882 KB)
MIL-STD-1629A(2): Notice 2 (7 pages, 542 KB)
MIL-STD-1629A(3): Notice 3 (1 page, 3 KB)
2000-3000
MIL-STD-2073
Standard Practice for Military Packaging - Revision E Change 1
(208 pages, 660 KB)
MIL-STD-2074
Failure Classification for Reliability Testing
(12 pages, 419 KB)
  MIL-STD-2074(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 15 KB)
MIL-STD-2155
Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action Systems
(17 pages, 599 KB)
MIL-STD-2155(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 21 KB)
MIL-STD-2164
Environmental Stress Screening Process for Electronic Equipment
(49 pages, 1.25 MB)
MIL-STD-2164(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 18 KB)
MIL-HDBK-2164A
Environmental Stress Screening Process for Electronic Equipment - Revision A
(45 pages, 1.57 MB)
MIL-STD-2173
Reliability Centered Maintenance Requirements for Naval Aircraft, Weapons Systems and Support Equipment
(265 pages, 10.8 MB)
MIL-STD-2173(2): Notice 2 (1 page, 3 KB)
33000+
MIL-STD-3034
Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) Process
(64 pages, 5429 KB)
MIL-STD-3034(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 71 KB)
MIL-P-24534A
Planned Maintenance System: Development of Maintenance Requirement Cards, Maintenance Index Pages, and Associated Documentation
(149 pages, 5.32 MB)
MIL-P-24534A(1): Notice 1 (1 page, 21 KB)
MIL-PRF-19500P with Amendment 2
Performance Specification: Semiconductor Devices, General Specification For
(174 pages, 1.15 MB)

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