2TRL ConsiderationsIs system new or recap/upgrade with legacy documentation?Does Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) exist? If not, how will critical technologies be determined?What does “CRITICAL” technology mean to the system?Is the objective of the system understood by key players including OSD representatives?How do TRL definitions apply to specifics of system development?
3UH-60M TRL Process 1 - Define “CRITICAL” technology. - Those vehicle technologies, components, or subsystems whose success or failure most significantly affect the ability of a fully integrated UH-60M to meet Block 1 key performance parameters (KPPs) as identified by the ORD and System Performance Specification, AVNS-PRF2 - Using WBS, identify critical technologies for UH-60M.- Based on objectives of UH-60M Recap/Upgrade program, components of the WBS were selected as critical given improvements will be required in currently fielded UH-60 aircraft.
4UH-60M TRL Process (cont.) 3 - Define TRL levels in relation to objectives of UH-60M.Assigned to components which are currentlyundergoing qualification testing for an Army rotorcraftprogram but have not been fielded on the UH-60platform except for qualification and testing.Assigned to qualified components of other fieldedUH-60 systems (UH-60Q).Assigned to components currently fielded on UH-60Lplatform.4 - Perform Assessment.
5UH-60M TRL Process (cont.) 5 - Document results thoroughly.- Detailed information is necessary.- Focus on Spreadsheet which contains all relevant data.- Use one item as example and obtain all documentation.Element Level Standard Report Agency Date Results
6Manpower Requirements UH-60M TRLManpower RequirementsThe UH-60M Recap/Upgrade program consists of massiveamounts of legacy documentation, which may be 20 years oldand difficult to locate. Given this, the UH-60M TRL required:One Engineer - 8 Weeks Develop, track, coordinate, briefTwo Engineers - 2 Weeks Track data for UH-60Other Programs - 1 Week Contact for info/dataFile Clerk - 2 Weeks Locate, Copy DataTOTAL: 520 HR Engineering80 HR Clerk
7UH-60M TRLLessons LearnedDOD contains minimal guidance and definition of TRL Assessment requirements.Establish POCs for involvement in process. Need coordination early to establish requirements for TRL Assessment. POCs must understand program objectives to achieve common results.Do not underestimate time or manpower required.TRL Assessment must be performed independently from Risk Assessment (required MS document) to capture essence of TRL Assessment.
8ACAT1D program 5000 changed in between – TRL now a requirement A lot of the components are legacy components, TRL didn’t make a lot of senseIntegrated master scheduleProcess of mapping to WBS1500 linesAssigned govt person for each activity on that lineLikelihood versus consequencesSoftware built for high, moderageCost, schedule, perform40 risk abatement plans (sekorsky)Pull down menu identifies into abatement plan