Accelerated Vehicle Durability Testing (AVDT)

PM ITTS

Mission

Provide an accelerated wheeled vehicle reliability and durability testing capability to Aberdeen Test Center, which assesses and validates vehicle design, functionality, and utility in a fully controlled and repeatable environment.

Description

Heavy Vehicle Durability Simulator (HVDS) is composed of separate powertrain and chassis simulators; both accelerating testing for reliability and durability in order to collect failure data points.

System Interdependencies

None

Program Status

  • 1Q FY18: Begin Phase 0
  • 2Q FY18: Test Capability Requirements Document signed and approved
  • 3Q FY18: RFIs for Chassis and Powertrain Simulator released
  • 4Q FY18: Complete Phase 0

Projected Activities

  • 1Q FY19: Enter Phase 1 and Chassis and Powertrain Simulator RFP released
  • 3Q FY19: Chassis and Powertrain Simulator contract award
  • 4Q FY19: Chassis and Powertrain Simulator Systems Requirements Review

Foreign Military Sales

None

Contractors