Cover: The effect of maintenance and reliability on the operational effectiveness of an interceptor squadron.

The effect of maintenance and reliability on the operational effectiveness of an interceptor squadron.

Published 1960

by R. S. LaVallee

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Data collected during a squadron operational test designed to measure the interceptor team effectiveness in accomplishing the air defense mission. This paper attempts to determine the impact of maintenance or reliability on operational capabilities. The results are primarily useful in indicating order-of-magnitude effects and the importance of certain parameters on maintenance and reliability. The test environment, the data-collection procedures, and the accuracy obtained are also discussed.

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