1.1 Purpose--This SAE Standard establishes the requirement for suppliers to plan a maintainability program that satisfies the following three requirements:
a. The supplier and customer shall reach agreement on program requirements.
b. The supplier shall meet customer requirements.
c. The supplier shall assure that customer requirements have been met.
1.2 Applicability--This document applies to activities related to the specification, design, development, and assurance of any system (hardware and/or software) product or processes.
1.3 Tailoring--This document does not specify the activities, tasks or methods to be included in the program. Rather, the content of each program must be tailored to satisfy customer requirements using the most appropriate means.