Reliability and maintainability engineering software

The challenge of designing and producing reliable systems in complex combat vehicles

Reliability and maintainability engineering software

The challenge of designing and producing reliable systems in complex combat vehicles

A defense success story from BAE Systems

Introduction: James Wasiloff is a Reliability Engineer with BAE Systems and is based in Sterling Heights, Michigan. 

Company: BAE Systems is a British multinational defense, aerospace and security company with headquarters in London and operations worldwide. It is ranked among the top five defense firms in the world.

Role: “My position at BAE is principal reliability engineer for the AMPV Program. It’s called the Armed Multi-Purpose Vehicle. And I’m also working on various process improvement initiatives and new technologies including design for sigma, design for reliability."
BAE Systems

A defense success story from BAE Systems

Introduction: James Wasiloff is a Reliability Engineer with BAE Systems and is based in Sterling Heights, Michigan. 

Company: BAE Systems is a British multinational defense, aerospace and security company with headquarters in London and operations worldwide. It is ranked among the top five defense firms in the world.

Role: “My position at BAE is principal reliability engineer for the AMPV Program. It’s called the Armed Multi-Purpose Vehicle. And I’m also working on various process improvement initiatives and new technologies including design for sigma, design for reliability."

Challenge

"They are highly complex. They are many different systems and subsystems that are composed of highly complex hardware, software and electronics and many failure modes. It’s incredible. So, definitely, we’re using the tools and methods that [HBM Prenscia and ReliaSoft] would be involved in."

Solution

"For example, Design FMEA, Process FMEA, FRACAS, reliability growth, accelerated testing — those are all inherent procedures that we use on a daily basis at BAE. For example, [Reliability Growth module (formerly known as RGA)] and [Accelerated Life Testing PRO module (formerly known as ALTA PRO)], as we look at the ridesharing and mobility platform ideas out there, the ability to highly accelerate testing will be critical."

Value

"In my experience with [HBM Prenscia and] ReliaSoft in previous assignments, we saw a willingness to respond to our needs. To add various capabilities, and to add details to the mode that maybe weren’t there today, but that they would look at the opportunity to meet those needs. So we found that to be very useful. They would respond to feedback."

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