Obsolescence Considerations for Materials in the Lower Sub-Tiers of the Supply Chain
INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
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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.
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