MIL-HDBK-61, MILITARY HANDBOOK: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE (30 SEP 1997)
MIL-HDBK-61, MILITARY HANDBOOK: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE (30 SEP 1997)., This military handbook provides guidance and information to DoD acquisition managers, logistics managers, and
other individuals assigned responsibility for Configuration Management. Its purpose is to assist them in planning
for and implementing effective DoD configuration management activities and practices during all life cycle phases
of defense systems and configuration items. It supports acquisition based on performance specifications, and the
use of industry standards and methods to the greatest practicable extent. MIL-STD-973, which previously governed
DoD configuration management procedures, is being phased out.