Is 99.999% Operational Availability Practical for Department of Defense Systems
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division Crane United States
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Changes are needed to make significant improvements to operational availability and must be considered as early as possible during the design cycle however,after initial system development, design changes are typically cost-prohibitive. The Department of Defense needs to ensure maintenance and supportability are considered during all phases of the system development cycle, particularly during initial design.