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REL 310 - Reliability and Reliability Growth Foundations I

Current Offering Dates & Locations:
Offering Dates Location
18G-O O Jun 11 2018 - Jun 14 2018 Eglin AFB, FL
18H-O O Jul 23 2018 - Jul 26 2018 Hill AFB, UT
18D-O O Aug 06 2018 - Aug 09 2018 Kirtland AFB, NM
19A R Feb 04 2019 - Feb 07 2019 AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH
19B-O O Mar 04 2019 - Mar 07 2019 Tinker AFB, OK
19C-O O Mar 18 2019 - Mar 21 2019 Eglin AFB, FL
19D-O O Apr 08 2019 - Apr 11 2019 Peterson AFB, CO
19E-O O May 06 2019 - May 09 2019 Andrews (ANG) AFB, MD
19F-O O Jun 17 2019 - Jun 20 2019 Hanscom AFB, MA
19G-O O Jul 09 2019 - Jul 12 2019 JBER (Elmendorf), AK
19H-O O Jul 22 2019 - Jul 25 2019 Rome AFB, NY
19I-O O Aug 05 2019 - Aug 08 2019 Eglin AFB, FL
19J-O O Aug 26 2019 - Aug 29 2019 Offutt AFB, NE

NEW COURSE IN DEVELOPMENT. Recent working groups and task forces have recognized DOD’s historic under- performance in reliability goals and have implemented policies to improve sustainment. This 5 day course covers the policies, guidance, and methods to improve the reliability program across the acquisition life cycle. Focus is on both the proactive approach of designing reliability into the system up front (Design for Reliability) and the reactive Reliability Growth modeling. Emphasis is on understanding basic reliability and Reliability Growth principles and using tools available to the practitioner to plan, assess, track, and project reliability. This hands- on workshop will use software to reinforce analytical methods presented with demonstrations and exercises. Students will be able to construct the Reliability Growth curves now required in Test and Evaluation Master Plans for major systems.

Contact Training Administrators

Course Director:

Commercial: (937)255-7777 ext.3251
DSN: 785-7777 ext.3251


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Special Requirements:
Prerequisites: None but this course has a heavy emphasis on Probability and Statistic techniques and conducts exercises using statistical theories and software. Students must have an understanding of basic Probability and Statistics theory. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that students refresh their knowledge by taking DAU’s CLE -035 – Introduction to Probability and Statistics computer-based course. REL 410 requires access to AFIT's network. In order to access AFIT's network, an AFIT-specific DD Form 2875 is required & must be returned to AFIT/LS NLT 14 DAYS prior to the class start date students that do not complete the form WILL BE CANCELLED from the class. The form & instructions on how to fill it out are located on AFIT/LS's website at: click on "Student Information" and select "DD Form 2875". Any questions can be directed to AFIT/LS Training Administrators at DSN 785-7777x3164 or e-mail No walk-in students will be allowed.

Target Audience:
All AFSCs/Civilian Series supporting Acquisition, Sustainment, Developmental Test and Operational Test, GS-7 to 14 O-1 to 5

Course Length:
4 days



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