Possible methods are early identification through shared databases, inter-Service and inter-agency cooperation, and contractor participation; use of predictive tools; life of type buys; aggressive material improvement program and deficiency reporting programs; use of engineering change proposals (ECPs) and value engineering change proposals (VECPs) to upgrade and modernize components while maintaining interchangeability and F3 (form, fit, function); specialty manufacturers; reverse engineering; data rights; and drawing availability.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Engineering Change
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 125 other meanings of EC in our Acronym Attic
- Endothelial Cell
- Enemy Combatant (US DoD)
- Enemy/Electromagnetic Capability
- Energy Controller
- Energy Curable
- Enfermedad Celíaca (Spanish: Celiac Disease)
- Enforcement Client (Network Access Protection; Microsoft)
- Engagement Controller
- Engine Control
- Engineer Circular (USACE)
Samples in periodicals archive:
For example, you might have a pool called engineering change activity.
However, before beginning that review, let's discuss types of engineering changes available to the smaller company.
Realizing that engineering change was an integral and normative part of the acquisition process, the program office considered a strategy for using engineering changes as a cost reduction tool in missile production lines.