Reliability, Maintainability, and Logistics Services


Analysis Capabilities

Nelson Engineering performs reliability, maintainability, and logistics analysis services to ensure systems and facilities meet mission requirements. We analyze launch vehicle ground support equipment (GSE), aerospace ground equipment (AGE), utility distribution systems, manufacturing process lines, military hardware, and building systems and equipment.


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Our Analysis Heritage

We started providing these services to federal clients in 2000. We have grown our client roster to include DoD, DoS and NASA customers followed by commercial aerospace and defense prime contractors.

Reliability, Maintainability, Logistics SERVICES

  • Reliability-centered Maintenance (RCM) Analysis
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Criticality Analysis (CA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Useful life calculations
  • Reliability, availability, and maintainability analyses
  • Maintenance program analysis
  • Predictive Maintenance (PdM), Predictive Technology and Inspection (PT&I) assessments
  • Spare parts analysis
  • Provisioning parts list
  • Integrated logistics support
  • Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)
  • Logistics support plans
  • Human factors analysis
  • Human Systems Integration (HSI)

Nelson Engineering’s expertise in facility systems, equipment, and utility engineering is based on mission needs. This knowledge base transitions well to performing reliability, maintainability, and logistics analyses that clients require to meet program requirements. Our client base consists of both repeat customers and new ones who understand our rare ability to provide unique analysis capabilities.

Shad Wilson, PE

Senior Managing Director


US Embassy Johannesburg, South Africa

New State Dept. Facilities

Nelson Engineering performs RCM analysis and maintenance program development on over $2.5 billion in assets for U.S. Embassy and Consulate construction projects worldwide

    CCAFS Launch Complex 37B, Delta IV rocket

    Defense, Aerospace Clients

    We analyze ground systems and equipment to optimize maintenance programs and ensure assets meet mission requirements throughout their useful life. Federal clients include NASA centers and DoD sites, including the Cape Canaveral Spaceport. Our commercial clients include launch operators at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

    NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

    Unique Mission-Critical Ground Support Systems

    For NASA, we performed System Assurance Analyses (criticality assessment, FMEA, FTA, and hazard assessments) for the Kennedy Space Center 60 Hertz Industrial Area Power System, Kennedy Complex Control System, and the C5 Substation


    Sgt. 1st Class Laura Berry

    New Defense Programs

    We analyze training systems developed and produced for the U.S. military. Other products include Reliability Program Plans (RPP) and reliability growth plans for DoD Electro-Optical, Infrared and Laser Soldier Systems and Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).