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New DoD Materiel Readiness Technologies Instruction

New DoD Materiel Readiness Technologies Instruction

Bill Kobren
The Department of Defense has issued a new DOD Instruction 5000.92 Innovation and Technology to Sustain Materiel Readiness. This new issuance:
  • Establishes policy to develop, implement, and expand the application of innovative practices, processes, and technology for sustaining materiel readiness across the life-cycle of DoD systems and improving industrial base operations.
  • Assigns responsibilities for the development, implementation, and management of DoD sustainment innovation through the application of improved processes and technology.
  • Provides procedures for an integrated approach to sustainment innovation and technology development, adoption, and application to improve materiel readiness and reduce life-cycle cost.