Accession Number:

ADA510027

Title:

Manufacturing Readiness Levels (MRLs) and Manufacturing Readiness Assessments (MRAs)

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Products made by immature manufacturing processes generally - Cost more - Are prone to quality problems - Experience schedule delays - May not perform the same - Are less reliable in service. Todays reality is that the United States faces a diminishing manufacturing infrastructure. The Air Force needs to utilize Manufacturing Readiness Levels MRLs and Manufacturing Readiness Assessments MRAs as tools to improve efficiency in procurement of new systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE