While oriented originally to the needs of the commercial air transport industry, RCM is a discipline which has application and acceptance within the US Department of Defense (DoD) and is now being applied, as well, to nuclear power systems and other complex high technology systems. Each service within the US DoD was tasked to adapt the airline maintenance concept to military equipment. Although the RCM concept is structured somewhat differently by each service, it has since been applied to a number of US military aircraft programs, either in part or in total.


Failure Mode Preventive Maintenance Decision Logic Maintenance Program Maintenance Task 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald T. Anderson
    • 1
  • Lewis Neri
    • 2
  1. 1.Reliability Technology AssociateUSA
  2. 2.US Army Aviation Systems CommandUSA

Personalised recommendations