Principal Risk Areas
Measures of Effectiveness
Documentation of the method by which the
will be built.
The first real opportunity to evaluate production
before the build.
The sequence and schedule of events at the prime
contractor and the subcontractor that
defines the use
of materials, fabrication flow, test equipment,
time in process, plant
facilities and personnel.
How much and when? - A definition of how
equipment and how many people are needed, and
well as how
much, to make or buy.
Manufacturing included in the design process.
Design engineering has "hands-on" involvement in|
Initial Production (LRIP) a minimum of
20% of the time.
Production controls implemented in engineering
Production readiness reviews conducted in
Production readiness reviews conducted at
Planned yield ramp-up from LRIP through mature
Manufacturing processes are flowcharted at the end
Engineering and Manufacturing Development
(EMD) and validated at
the start of LRIP.
Facilities capabilities identified and assessed.
Engineering modeling and production test equipment
Developement hardware inspected by production
Includes metrics for evaluating, deleting, and
inspections and tests.
Validate manpower and machine loading for full-