DoD Handbook- Handbook for Reliability Centered Maintenance Requirements for Naval Aircraft, Weapons Systems and Support Equipment

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4.1 MPA and RCM interface

Maintenance planning is part of the LSA for new weapons systems procurement. The Maintenance Planning and Analysis (MPA) gives the analysis provides required to develops a maintenance plan. The preventative and correctives analysis are all included in the MPA process, as outlined in Figure 1. As directed by DoD Directive 4151.16, preventative maintenance requirements shall be identified by conducting an RCM analysis based on results of the failure modes, effects and critically analysis (FMECA) as described in task 301 of MIL-STD-1388. The RCM program is the basis for establishing and sustaining a preventative maintenance program for all DoD equipment. The RCM program comprises three major elements: 1) equipment design guidelines, 2) preventative maintenance program development, and 3) continue review and update of preventative maintenance requirements.

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