A. Malhotra, General Motors, Warren, USA;
A. Strange, British Aerospace, London, UK;
L. Condra, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, Seattle, USA;
I. Knowles, Ministry of Defence, London, UK;
T. Stadterman, U.S. Army, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, USA;
J. I. Boivin, United Technologies Automotive, USA;
A. Walton, United Technologies Automotive, USA;
M. Jackson, CALCE/EPRC, University of Maryland, USA
The reliability of military electronic equipment in the 1950s was a cause for concern, and resulted in the formation of the Advisory Group for Reliability of Electronic Equipment (AGREE). AGREE recommended that a reliability program, including a series of tasks, be required by contract. This program would, by incorporating lessons learned and current technology, embody the best available practices in reliability engineering.
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