Accession Number : ADA159238
Title : DoD Task Force to Improve Industrial Responsiveness.
Descriptive Note : Summary rept.,
Corporate Author : DOD TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE INDUSTRIAL RESPONSIVENESS WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Doherty,F E ; Richardson,D J ; Albani,L R ; Arnold,R ; Hood,S F
Report Date : Mar 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 294
Abstract : This report summarizes recommendations of the DOD Task Force to Improve Industrial Responsiveness. In May 1981, Dr. Richard De Lauer, Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering, chartered a Joint Service Task Force to propose changes to DoD policy to implement the key recommendations of a number of previously accomplished industrial base studies. The following paragraphs outline the changes proposed by the Task Force: Established Defense Systems Acquisition Review Council (DSARC); Required use of the most efficient production rates consistent with resources available; Developed a requirement for an Industrial Resource Analysis to allow the program manager to identify the up-front resource requirements; Required closer consideration of industrial preparedness planning in peacetime production rate; Requried that Industrial Preparedness Planning (IPP) be considered for all programs; Proposed changes to the Defense Acquisition Regulation (DAR) to add surge option clauses; Required increased emphasis on industrial base issues in advance procurement planning.
Descriptors : *ACQUISITION , *INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , INDUSTRIES , POLICIES , DEFENSE SYSTEMS , PEACETIME , OPERATIONAL READINESS , TASK FORCES , RESPONSE , PLANNING , JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES , PROCUREMENT , RESOURCES , INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH , MILITARY PROCUREMENT , REGULATIONS , PRODUCTION RATE
Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE