A Mission Risk Appraisal technique is presented as an additional system engineering tool. Risk, a major element of technical decision making, is defined as uncertainty and its consequences. The technique defined identifies and quantifies the high risk areas of a mission and provides traceability from cause to effect. The general form of the technique is applicable to many complex endeavors.
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