MIL-STD 40051 for PTC Windchill

If you have a contract deliverable for MIL-STD 40051, we have a solution to ensure accurate, compliant, and cost-effective production of technical information in PDF and IADS (Interactive Authoring and Display Software).

How to create, manage, and publish MIL-STD-40051

Traditionally, delivering MIL-STD 40051 information would require you to manually:

  • configure your XML editor to create data in the correct format for MIL-STD 40051 delivery
  • share files with collaborators and reviewers to validate and meet contractual requirements
  • check for engineering updates to ensure that your technical information is up to date
  • create RPSTL and other 40051 deliverables

Recognizing the costs in time and resource of working in this way, GPSL have developed 40051 for PTC Windchill to streamline and automate the creation, management, and delivery of MIL-STD-40051.

Why 40051 for PTC Windchill is the solution you need

40051 for PTC Windchill enables your authors to create compliant MIL-STD-40051 data in Arbortext for delivery to PDF or IADS.

40051 for PTC Windchill provides:

  1. An import template for LSA036 data to generate Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists (RPSTL). This saves weeks of effort and ensures data integrity between the RPSTL and your LSA solution.
  2. The ability to save your 40051 data directly into PTC Windchill. This provides the added benefits of file versioning, file sharing, and collaboration as well as automated workflows to provide trackable review and validation.
  3. A Digital Thread to connect your engineering data directly to your parts information. This means you can generate parts information and illustrations and be confident that they are always up to date with the latest engineering design changes.
  4. An export package for delivery of your source content to your customer. Enabling you to meet your contractual requirements
What is MIL-STD 40051?

MIL-STD-40051 is a standard that establishes the technical content, style, format, and functionality requirements for all Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) for major weapon systems and their related systems, subsystems, equipment, and Weapons Replacement Assemblies (WRAs).

It is also required for their Shop Replacement Assemblies (SRAs) including:

  • Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use
  • Battle Damage Assessment and Repair (BDAR)
  • Preventive Maintenance Checklists (PMCs)
  • Lubrication Orders (LOs)
  • Ammunition Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs).

The requirements are applicable for all maintenance levels/classes through overhaul (depot) including DMWRs and National Maintenance Work Requirements (NMWRs).

Where do MIL-STD 40051 stylesheets come from?

The MIL-STD 40051 doctype files and stylesheets originate with the Department of Defense.

The controlling agency authors and releases the DTD/schemas, stylesheets, and accompanying files included in the speciļ¬cation.

40051 for PTC Windchill Features

MIL-STD-40051 Configurations

  • Doctype and templates for XML authoring in Arbortext
  • Templates for products, libraries, Information Structures and Publications

Structures in PTC Windchill

  • Support to generate work packages from Windchill Information Structures
  • Lifecycle and workflow management for work packages, parts lists, and illustrations

MIL-STD-40051 Delivery Support

  • PDF with specification stylesheet
  • IADS XML bundle
  • Export package

Digital Thread Capabilities

  • Impact Analysis Reporting via association between EBOM/SBOM and XML procedures IPD work packages(WC 11.1+)
  • Import template for LSA036 data to generate Repair Parts and Spare Tools Lists (RPSTL)
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