Accession Number:

ADA624871

Title:

Obsolescence Considerations for Materials in the Lower Sub-Tiers of the Supply Chain

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Report Date:

2015-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Programs are generally unaware of risks for a material obsolescence lurking within the supply chain and by the time that the issue impacts an item, precious time may have been lost. This presentation will discuss several steps that a program can take to 1 identify critical materials of concern 2 involve all stakeholders in the subject 3 locate information on the critical materials in question and 4 apply the information collected to improve the obsolescence risk determination.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE