Reliability Centered
Maintenance (RCM)

Use of RCM in the military has been sporadic but beneficial. R W Appleton has been a liaison for the application of RCM to the Marine Corps LAV. The results of these intensive analysis sessions, with troops returning from combat, are applied via the Sense & Respond model. Data feedback to the responsible stakeholders render the valuable information that converts to increased productivity, safety, and life cycle.