ARMY - AR 702-19
Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability
|Publication Date:||22 May 2018|
This regulation applies to the Regular Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated.
This regulation sets forth policies for planning and managing Army materiel systems' reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) during development, procurement, deployment, and sustainment. It applies to all combat or mission essential developmental, non-developmental, commercial items adapted for military use, and product improved hardware and software systems. Materiel systems also include but are not limited to stand-alone or embedded automatic data processing equipment hardware and software; support and ancillary equipment comprising the total materiel system; and multi-Service materiel systems when the Army is lead Service