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Operations and Support Activities

Reference Source: DoDI 5000.81 Section 4.5.a-d

PM executes a supportability strategy that meets materiel readiness and operational support performance requirements, is safe, and sustains the capability in the most cost-effective manner.

Capability is operated and supported consistent with MDA approved sustainment plan.

PM or user may propose urgently needed improvements – may be acquired using rapid acquisition procedures.

Post-deployment assessment conducted.

Post-deployment assessment approaches for all programs under DOT&E oversight will be independently reviewed and approved by DOT&E.

What's Changed?

New/revised text from DoDI 5000.02, Enclosure 13, January 2015, is highlighted in red; deletions are shown as strikethrough text.

 

PM executes a supportability strategy that meets materiel readiness and operational support performance requirements, is safe, and sustains the capability in the most cost-effective manner.

Capability is operated and supported consistent with MDA approved sustainment plan.

PM or user may propose urgently needed improvements – may be acquired using rapid acquisition procedures.

Post-deployment assessment conducted.

Post-deployment assessment approaches for all programs under DOT&E oversight will be independently reviewed and approved by DOT&E.