SD-19, DEFENSE STANDARDIZATION PROGRAM: PARTS MANAGEMENT GUIDE (01-SEP-2009)
SD-19, DEFENSE STANDARDIZATION PROGRAM: PARTS MANAGEMENT GUIDE (01-SEP-2009)., This publication provides government and industry managers a pragmatic approach toward parts management
to enhance weapon systems operational and logistics readiness and to reduce
the logistics footprint and total ownership cost.The guidance in this document, when
used in conjunction with MIL-STD-3018,“Parts Management,” will help ensure successful
parts management to support current acquisition strategy. It may also be used
as a tool for evaluating a contractor’s parts management performance.
This document is intended to be used by defense contractors and acquisition activities.
In particular, this document offers guidance to individuals who are defining parts
management needs in contracts; establishing a parts management process for prime
contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers; and looking for an efficient and manageable
part selection process. Additional guidance can be found in the Defense Acquisition
Guidebook at https://akss.dau.mil/dag, Section 4.4.12, Parts Management.