43rd MVEEC Annual Engineering Award to Alex MacDiarmid

At their annual awards dinner on May 3rd, the Mohawk Valley Engineers Executive Council (MVEEC) presented its “Young Technologist of the Year” to Alex MacDiarmid. The award is presented annually to an engineer under age 35 who has made outstanding achievements in his/her career field during the year.  MacDiarmid’s contributions to the company’s operation of…  Read More

May 3rd, 2017|

Reliability Expert Dave Nicholls Retires

Dave Nicholls has retired from Quanterion after more than 14 years with the company where he led the company’s   Reliability, Maintainability and Quality (RMQ) business with project/program successes for government and industry customers, as well as with coauthored/developed authoritative technical publications and training courses. Among them are several editions of the widely acclaimed “Reliability Toolkit”…  Read More

April 5th, 2017|

Registration Now Available for Open Training – Winter 2018 Session

Course Dates:
Tuesday, December 4, through Thursday, December 6, 2018 – “Open Training – Winter 2018 Session”

“Reliability 101” – Instructor: Richard Wisniewski, Quanterion Solutions Incorporated

“Software Failure Modes Analysis” – Instructor: Ann Marie Neufelder

Hosted By: Quanterion Solutions Incorporated who operates the RMQSI Knowledge Center

Course Registration Deadline: November 30, 2018

Course Location
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney…  Read More

March 22nd, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Mar 2017


March 2017 Edition

Recent Headlines:


Marine Aviation Going After Small Maintenance Issues that Create Big Readiness Problems – USNI News

The Marine Corps is tackling the little problems that combine to create major burdens on the aviation maintenance community, the deputy commandant for aviation told reporters today.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Reliability Pulled Down by Early Versions: U.S. Official -…  Read More

March 6th, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Feb 2017


February 2017 Edition

Recent Headlines:


Raytheon Secures Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production Funds From Air Force – Executive Biz

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a contract modification with an obligated value of $62.5 million for the low-rate initial production of 312 lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II munitions.

Navy Medicine East Takes High Reliability to…  Read More

February 7th, 2017|

Quanterion RMQSI Knowledge Center at RAMS

Quanterion’s Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability and Interoperability (RMQSI) Knowledge Center exhibited at the 63rd Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) in Orlando, FL January 23-26, 2017. With the end of the government’s Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) (formerly Reliability Analysis Center (RAC)) contract in 2014, the RMQSI Knowledge Center has continued the data collection, analysis…  Read More

January 18th, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Jan 2017

  January 2017 Edition Recent Headlines: Defense: Army Round Triggers Problems In Marine M27 Auto Rifle – Task & Purpose Preliminary findings show the Army’s M855A1 round does not meet the system reliability requirement when fired from the Corps’ M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle. The Miracle That Wasn’t: Navy Hammered in Senate Over ‘Failed’ Ship Design – RT The US Navy’s Littoral Combat…  Read More
January 16th, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Dec 2016

  December 2016 Edition Recent Headlines: Defense: Air Force Slowly Reacting to Reusable Rockets, Cheap Launch – Satellite Today The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing a program with a goal of launching 10 times in 10 days to demonstrate aircraft-like operability, cost efficiency and reliability. F-35As Grounded Due to Faulty Insulation Back in Flight – Inside Defense The Air…  Read More
December 8th, 2016|

RMQSI Digest – Nov 2016

  November 2016 Edition Recent Headlines: Defense: U.S. Air Force Drops Dummy Nukes In Nevada Desert – Activist Post In collaboration with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the Air Force successfully tested two B61 nuclear bombs. Neither carried a live warhead. Air Force Appears to Concede that the F-35 Can’t (and won’t) Replace the A-10 Warthog – Hot Air The amount…  Read More
November 7th, 2016|

DATA CALL: Field Failure Rate Data for Electronic Components

RMQSI Knowledge CenterDATA CALLField Failure Rate Data for Electronic Components The RMQSI Knowledge Center™, operated by Quanterion Solutions, is currently working to update the Electronic Parts Reliability Data (EPRD-2014) databook, and the component models for its 217Plus™:2015 System Reliability Assessment methodology.  We are inviting our user community to assist us by providing quantitative field failure rate…  Read More
October 27th, 2016|