environmental testing

A Comprehensive Introduction to MIL-STD-810G, Change Notice 1
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MIL-STD-810 is the quintessential document for everything related to environmental test, as it is referenced in the majority of all DoD contractual requirements. This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the latest version of MIL-STD-810G and cover all three parts of the 1,086 page document. The course is designed for Program Managers, IPT Leads, Test Engineers, Design Engineers, Qualification Test Procedure/Plan Writers, anyone who works with customer requirements, and Test Laboratory Personnel responsible for generating quotes for customers.

Course outline     Who should attend?     Course materials     Instructor     Next date and location     Registration

Course outline

  • Overview of MIL-STD-810
  • Review of Part 1:
    • Management, Engineering, and Other Technical Roles
    • Life Cycle Environmental Profile (LCEP)
    • Tailoring Environments for materiel to which it may be subjected to during its service life
  • Review of Part 2:
    • 29 Environmental Laboratory Test Methods and essential tailoring
    • Limitations
  • Review of Part 3:
    • Additional guidelines for planning and guidance for consideration
    • Assembled climatic data
  • The aforementioned material will also include recommendations for what to include in Qualification Test plan/procedure documents

Who should attend?

  • Managers and IPT Leaders
  • Anyone who is responsible for:
    • Breaking down customer requirements
    • Qualification Test Planning
    • Qualification Test Plan/Procedure Writers
  • Environmental Test Engineers and Technicians
  • Test Laboratory Personnel Responsible for generating quotes to customers

Course Material

  • Copy of PowerPoint presentation in course binder
  • Certificate of attendance for completion of CEUs

 Continuing Education Units: .6 CEUs


David Sgro

Dave Sgro is the lead qualification test engineer for FLIR’s Surveillance Division in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to working at FLIR, he worked at Raytheon’s environmental test laboratory where he lead extensive high visibility qualification and test programs including field test and data collection around the country. Dave holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. He has held multiple positions in IEST including as a board member, and served as President of the IEST Boston Chapter. Currently, Dave is the IEST Technical Vice President for the Environmental Test division of the organization. He is also the Working Group Chair for Shock and Vibration Test Fixture Design. Over the years, Dave has presented multiple papers at IEST and at internal Raytheon Symposiums in the field of Environmental Test.

Next date and location

September 27, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suite 380, Schaumburg IL, 60173
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Use the early-bird discount code SS917MILSTD by July 21 to save $120 off your registration.

Registration information

Register three attendees from your company for the same training course and receive a complimentary fourth registration for another person in your company to attend that course. Contact IEST at 847-981-0100 to arrange this option. (Complimentary registration applies to registration of equal or lesser value. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.)

Registration Fees Regular



  • Program and instructor(s) are subject to change.
  • All registrations include morning and afternoon breaks and lunch. Includes certificate of attendance, and .6 CEUs.
  • Payment must accompany registration; there is no invoicing. IEST does not accept purchase orders as a method of payment.
  • All member dues must be current at the time of registration to qualify for the member rates.
  • All education training courses earn Continuing Education Units.
  • International attendees:  Full International Attendee details.
Transfers: Registrations are transferable to another person for the same event. A $35 transfer fee applies. Transfer of a member registration to a nonmember registration will be charged the difference in fees. 

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