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RELIABILITY OF THE ATLAS RADIO-COMMAND GUIDANCE AND RE-ENTRY VEHICLE SYSTEMS
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published January 01, 1963 by SAE International in United States
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General Electric's contributions to the reliability of the Operational Atlas Missile System are described. The General Electric equipment on the Atlas includes the Radio-Command Guidance and the Re-entry Vehicle Systems and associated ground equipment. Details of the operational performance of this equipment are presented together with a review of problems encountered. The in-house reliability program is defined with special emphasis on the role of the reliability prediction and measurement. The evolution of a comprehensive, well-defined reliability program that stands as a guide for future operational reliability programs for weapon systems is discussed.
|Technical Paper||Tanking the Atlas Missile|
|Technical Paper||Advanced Atlas Launch Vehicles|
CitationKimel, H. and Harnett, D., "RELIABILITY OF THE ATLAS RADIO-COMMAND GUIDANCE AND RE-ENTRY VEHICLE SYSTEMS," SAE Technical Paper 630576, 1963, https://doi.org/10.4271/630576.
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