NPFC - MIL-STD-810
ENVIRONMENTAL TEST METHODS AND ENGINEERING GUIDELINES
|Publication Date:||31 July 1986|
Purpose. This standard provides:
a. Guidelines for conducting environmental engineering tasks to tailor environmental tests to end-item equipment applications.
b. Test methods for determining the effects of natural and induced environments on equipment used in military applications.
Application. Application of this standard early in the development phase of the acquisition process is encouraged. Selected application at other points in the acquisition process may be appropriate. The methods of this standard are not all-inclusive. Additional environments or combinations of environments should be included in the environmental test specification when appropriate. The test methods of this standard are intended to be applied in support of the following objectives:
a. To disclose deficiencies and defects and verify corrective actions.
b. To assess equipment suitability for its intended operational environment.
c. To verify contractual compliance.
Limitations. This standard purposely does not address the following:
a. Electromagnetic interference (EMI).
b. Lighting and magnetic effects.
c. Nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons' effects.
d. Piece parts, such as bolts, wires, transistors, and integrated circuits.
e. Tests of basic materials.
f. Certain aspects of the safety testing of munitions, such a rough handling tests.