Original Date: 02/03/1997
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Information : Performance Review Board
As an integral part of The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) corporate structure, the Performance Review Board (PRB) is responsible for the majority of the Department of Defense’s (Army) component interests, although other major activities can involve private sector organizations. PRB reviews test data on product samples and determines if the data, as reported, meets the appropriate standards or specifications. Examples of PRB activities include the Lubricant Review Institute and the Brake Lining Review Institute.
Meeting five times a year, the Lubricant Review Institute reviews lubricant sample test data for the Army. Those samples which have demonstrated their ability to meet the appropriate standard, based on the data presented, are incorporated into an overall qualified products list by the Army. The Brake Lining Review Institute receives test data on brake lining samples from various business competitors. By using a coding scheme on the samples, the Institute maintains a sample-source privacy. Samples that meet the appropriate standard, based on the data presented, are recommended to the American Trucking Association which sponsors the Institute’s activities.
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Point of Contact for this survey.