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01/25/2021 11:51 AM


The Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology (OSD ManTech) Program Office in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) released its first-ever comprehensive Additive Manufacturing (AM) Strategy in January 2021. The AM Strategy establishes a common vision for the use of this game-changing technology, which is also known as three-dimensional (3D) printing. OSD ManTech, which is under the Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation (STP&E) Office in OUSD(R&E), crafted the Strategy in partnership with the Military Services and other defense agencies.

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01/8/2021 12:34 PM

In a recent DAU News post, Tami Lewiski writes on the recent signing of DoD Instruction 4245.15 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages Managementthe first issuance of a DoD Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) instruction since 1976. 


The long-awaited instruction released by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment effectively gave credence to decades of self-governance within the multi-functional discipline of DMSMS and the importance of continued effective and consistent management is clear.


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06/30/2020 9:43 AM

Defense Acquisition University's Hot Topic Forum

Strategic Parts & Material Management: A Proactive Lifecycle Approach to Handle Obsolescence

In a world driven by automation and technology advancement, obsolescence is inevitable. It is not a matter of if it will impact system supportability but when. The problem is not obsolescence; it is how we manage the challenges it represents.

Robin Brown, Parts and DMSMS Management Program Manager for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and LMI's David Greinke will discuss how to use a proactive parts and obsolescence management approach throughout a system's lifecycle to reduce costs and risks to the warfighter mission.

July 15, 2020 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. (ET)

Location: Virtual Event | Hosted by: Defense Acquisition University Alumni Association        


https://www.dau.edu/events/Hot-Topic-Forum---Strategic-Parts-and-Material-Management-a-Proactive-Lifecycle-Approach-to-Handle-Obsolescence






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02/25/2020 5:08 PM

DAU will be hosting a webinar on Best Practices for Contracting for DMSMS Management on February 26, 2020. 

DAU Webcasts take place on select Wednesdays at 12:30-2:00 pm ET on WEBEX. All sessions are recorded for future viewing. There is no sign up required and the sessions are open to the public. The DAU Webcast site can be found at the link: DAU Webcasts. (https://www.dau.edu/p/lunch-learn)

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