DEF STAN 00-40: PART 1 Revision I7, April 20, 2012
Reliability and Maintainability Part 1: Management Responsibilities and Requirements for Programmes and Plans
Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 1, April 26, 2013
Published By:MODUK - British Defense Standards (MODUK)
This Part of the Defence Standard provides a general introduction to the means of achieving R&M and details the specific measures to be adopted by the MOD Sponsors, the Project Managers and the contractors. It also recognises that the technical management activities required for the achievement of R&M parameters are dependent upon the particular nature of the materiel being designed, developed and manufactured; and the unique uses to which that materiel will be dedicated when in Service use.
This Part of the Defence Standard has three main sections describing the responsibilities of:
a) the Sponsor (representing the user); (see Serial 5);
b) the Purchaser (Procuring Authority); (see Serial 6);
c) the Supplier (Contractor) (see Serial 7).
describes general requirements for R&M programmes. (see Serial 9).