SD-22 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS): A Guidebook of Best Practices for Implementing a Robust DMSMS Management Program
Defense Standardization Program Office Fort Belvoir United States
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A Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages DMSMS issue is the loss, or impending loss, of manufacturers or suppliers of items, raw materials, or software.1 The Department of Defense DoD loses a manufacturer or supplier when that manufacturer or supplier discontinues production andor support of needed items, raw materials, or software or when the supply of raw material is no longer available. While traditionally thought of as applying to electronic items, it is important to be cognizant that a DMSMS issue can arise regarding any item within a system, including software and non-electronic componentsmaterials and structural, mechanical, and electrical MaSME items.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Administration and Management