DoD Task Force to Improve Industrial Responsiveness.
DOD TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE INDUSTRIAL RESPONSIVENESS WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies