Military standards, or MIL-STDs, are more than just alphabet soup. They are used to help achieve standardization objectives by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Here are some commonly used MIL-STDs and what they mean:
What is it: U.S. Navy defense standard that states that a piece of equipment mounted on a Navy ship will survive after a shock event, such as being hit by a missile or torpedo. We utilize the MIL-S-901D Lightweight Shock Machine Test, also known as the Hammer Test, to qualify our products to the MIL-STD Standard.…