Leveraging MIL-STD-810 Takes More Than Meets the Eye
Even though most people in the industry have heard of MIL-STD-810, understanding the details and nuances of the standard is key to its successful use.
DAVID LIPPINCOTT, CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER CHASSIS PLANS
The MIL-STD-810 standard continues to be a fixture in today’s military system design realm. But understanding what the standard is almost as important as understanding what it isn’t. What is the purpose of MIL-STD-810? The standard states: “…the environmental management and engineering processes described in this standard can be of enormous value in generating confidence in the environmental worthiness and overall durability of materiel system design.” What does that mean and how are vendors applying the standard?