A Study on the Methodology of Manufacturing Readiness Levels(MRLs) 8 of Manufacturing Readiness Assessment(MRA)

제조성숙도평가 MRL8 평가 방법론에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2017.02.20
  • Accepted : 2017.06.09
  • Published : 2017.06.30


A Manufacturing Readiness Assessment (MRA) was adapted to prevent the probable ascending expense, poor quality, and delay from the development to production phase and assess the level of manufacturing readiness in 2012. Consequently, there are positive effects on improving the quality to identify the manufacturing risks during the production of military supplies and manage the issues in advance. On the other hand, because the appraisee is becoming accustomed to preparing for MRA checklists tailoring, it was found to intensify the MRA points more than before, which damages the goal of the MRA. This paper proposes the quantitative MRA methodology using MWV (Manufacturing Readiness Level 8 Weighted Value) to define and measure the HOM8, DOM8, ICOM8, and M8RA to reflect the history of MRA, the difficulties of MRA checklists, the intrinsic cruciallity and risk assessment of program, which can overcome the problems mentioned before. This paper shows the MWV of four weapon system programs to be carried out and an analysis of the proposed MRL 8 methodology.


Manufacturing Readiness Assessment(MRA);Manufacturing Readiness Levels(MRLs);Manufacturing Readiness Level 8 Weighted Value(MWV);History of MRL 8(HOM8);Difficulties of MRL 8(DOM8);Intrinsic Cruciality of MRL 8(ICOM8);MRL 8 Risk Assessment(M8RA)


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