This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) addresses the following:
1. Captures previous experience and lessons learned in the application of PM.
2. Tabulates public-domain applications, and several representative examples discussed in detail.
3. Notes relative merits and barriers to implementation.
The document does not contain technical details of probabilistic methods, benchmarking of specific approaches or legal aspects. These subjects are covered in other AIRs, referenced in Section 2 and prepared by the Probabilistic Methods Committee of the G-11 Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability and Logistics (RMSL) Division of SAE.