Def Stan 00-56 Safety Management Requirements for Defence Systems


A summary of the scope and purpose of Def Stan 00-56


Def Stan 00-56 Safety Management Requirements for Defence Systems captures the requirements and guidance of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence regarding the procurement, analysis, development and operation of safety-critical systems.

This safety standard lists objectives relating to:

Issue 2 of this standard was to be used with the following closely related standards from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence but from Issue 3 onwards has superseded these documents.

Def Stan 00-56 is also widely credited as popularising the use of the safety case as a means of showing that a level of acceptable safety has been reached.

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Def Stan 00-56 is available from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.