MRL 9

Manufacturing Processes Proven.

Manufacturing Readiness Level 9 (MRL 9) requires to answer all questions below with “YES”:

Manufacturing line operating at desired initial sigma level. Stable production?
Design stable, few or no design changes. All manufacturing processes controlled to 6-sigma or appropriate quality level?
Affordability issues built into initial production and evolutionary acquisition milestones?
Cost estimates <110% cost goals or meet cost goals (e.g., design to cost goals met)?