Integrated Logistics Support Handbook / Edition 3

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All the ILS expertise needed to achieve a more supportable system and cost-effective support infrastructure

Engineers and managers can turn to the updated Third Edition of Integrated Logistics Support Handbook for expert guidance on applying Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for acquisition and procurement planning in new product development. Long-established as the definitive ILS resource, this handbook distills thousands of pages of directives, instructions, and related material into a coherent, one-stop reference that can be used to enhance any military or commercial project. The Third Edition features new information on reliability and maintainability engineering…testability…supportability engineering…cost of ownership…personnel…support equipment…training…technical documentation…level-of-repair analysis…software support…life-cycle cost…logistics plans…contracts…and much more.

Filled with step-by-step guidelines and 300 illustrations, the updated Integrated Logistics Support Handbook explains how to:

  • Apply MIL HDBK 502, Acquisition Logistics
  • Meet the requirements of MIL-PRF 49506, Logistics Management Information
  • Develop and measure Performance-Based Logistics requirements
  • New to this edition: applications of ILS to software-based systems, applications to commercial off-the-shelf solutions, and the latest Department of Defense requirements

Get Complete Guidance on Every ILS Topic:

* Introduction to Logistics
• Reliability Engineering
• Maintainability Engineering
• Testability Engineering
• Supportability Engineering
• Availability
• Maintenance Planning
• Personnel
• Support Equipment
• Provisioning and Supply Support
• Technical Manuals
• Training and Training Equipment
• Facilities
• Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportability
• System Safety and Human Factors Engineering
• Level-of-Repair Analysis
• Reliability-Centered Maintenance
• Software Support
• Cost of Ownership
• Logistic Support Analysis
• Supportability Analysis
• Logistic Support Information
• Logistics Plans
• Contracting
• Logistics Management
• References
• Abbreviations and Acronyms

The principles and methods of integrated logistics support (ILS) are crucial to the development of military as well as consumer product applications. This work incorporates the latest requirements for all areas of ILS, including reliability and maintainability engineering, maintenance planning, provisioning, and training. The book also includes the new AECMA requirements for the international market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071471688
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Logistics Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 852,148
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Meet the Author

James V. Jones, president of Logistics Management Associates in Irvine, California, is an internationally recognized expert on supportability engineering and integrated logistics support. He is a logistics professor at The University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, and has been a guest lecturer at other colleges and universities. The author of several technical reference books, Mr. Jones is sought after as a consultant, lecturer, and educator around the world.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to logistics
Ch. 2 The evolving system requirement
Ch. 3 Creating the design solution
Ch. 4 Reliability, maintainability, testability, and FMECA
Ch. 5 Supportability characteristics
Ch. 6 Functional supportability analysis
Ch. 7 System safety and human factors engineering
Ch. 8 Reliability-centered maintenance
Ch. 9 Software support
Ch. 10 Availability
Ch. 11 Cost of ownership
Ch. 12 Logistic support analysis
Ch. 13 Physical supportability analysis
Ch. 14 Level of repair analysis
Ch. 15 Logistics support information
Ch. 16 Manpower and personnel
Ch. 17 Support equipment
Ch. 18 Provisioning and supply support
Ch. 19 Technical manuals
Ch. 20 Training and training equipment
Ch. 21 Facilities
Ch. 22 Packaging, handling, storage, and transportability
Ch. 23 Logistics management plans
Ch. 24 Contracts
Ch. 25 Logistics management
App. A Roadmaps to success
App. B Joint service multiple role tactical armored vehicle program (JTAV)
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