DEPENDABILITY 04 – Module 01 • Introduction to Logistics Support Analysis

Extension of the Dependability approach by using its results in the Dependability business


1 day (7 hours)

Price (per trainee):

Distance learning: 750 € ex-tax
Face to face learning: 850 € ex-tax


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Condition and optimize the design of a system to maximize the ratio of operational availability and overall cost of ownership.

  • Understand the issues at stake in the operation and maintenance phase of the system,
  • Know the typical study items to optimize future maintenance operations.

At the end of the training, the trainee will:

  • Be able to propose technical solutions to promote operational availability,
  • Be able to evaluate the global profit (taking into account the associated costs).


Introduction to the concept of Integrated Logistics Support

  • Definitions
  • Stakes, context and objectives
  • MIL-STD 1388-2 standard

Integration of support requirements into the design

  • Integration of support needs in the design
  • Use of analysis tools (FMECA, reliability, maintenance tasks)
  • Selection of the best trade-offs among support solutions

Prepare for operation

  • Identify logistics resources (staff, inventory)
  • Prepare the logistics resources (maintenance plans, training, testing, etc.)
  • Estimate the operational availability and support costs

Examples and practical work

Assessment for learning: quiz, practical work

Dedicated to

  • Technical Manager
  • Project Manager,
  • Project Controller
  • Project Quality Manager
  • ILS Manager


Strong notions in system design