MIL-STD-882 Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 238.5 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B -- Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter II -- Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation; Part 238 -- Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Subpart A – General], MIL-STD-882 means “a military standard issued by the United States Department of Defense to provide uniform requirements for developing and implementing a system safety plan and program to identify and then eliminate the hazards of a system or reduce the associated risk to an acceptable level.”