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Integrated Product Support Guidebook Suite

Integrated Product Support Guidebook Suite

The following 12 key DoD product support guidance documents are hosted by DAU on behalf of their respective DoD stakeholders. In addition to the guidebooks below, product support requirements are also outlined in:

Condition-Based Maintenance-Plus Guidebook                   
Maintenance enabled by RCM analysis and other processes/technologies
Corrosion Prevention and Control Planning Guidebook for Military Systems and Equipment                   
Managing corrosion across the system life cycle
Independent Logistics Assessment Guidebook                     
Conducting comprehensive analyses of a program's product support planning
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Integrated Product Support Element Guidebook                   
A "one-stop shop" with detailed information about each of the 12 IPS Elements
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MIL-HDBK-502A, Product Support Analysis                     
Addresses the overall PSA process and associated activities
O&S Cost Management
Operating and Support Cost Management                     
Methods to reduce operating and support costs
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Performance Based Logistics Guidebook                     
Developing performance-based arrangements
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Product Support Business Case Analysis                   
Structured business case methodology for crafting product support strategies
Product Support Manager Guidebook                   
Develop and implement product support strategies
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Public-Private Partnering for Product Support                     
Addresses public-private partnering as a powerful integrated product support enabler
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RAM-C Report Manual                   
Assists in designing RAM into DoD systems early and throughout a program's life
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SD-22, Diminishing Manufacturing Sources & Material Shortages Guidebook                    
Best Practices for Implementing a robust DMSMS Management Program