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Facilities and Infrastructure

Facilities & Infrastructure Product Support Analytical Tools (PSAT) DatabaseRelated ACQuipedia ArticlesIntegrated Product Support (IPS) Implementation RoadmapIntegrated Product Support (IPS) Element GuidebookFacilities & Infrastructure Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element Competency ListContinuous Learning ModulesTraining CoursesKey ReferencesDescriptionObjective


Objective

The objective of the Facilities & Infrastructure IPS Element is to identify, plan, resource, and acquire facilities to enable training, maintenance and storage to maximize effectiveness of system operation and the logistics support system at the lowest TOC. Identify and prepare plans for the acquisition of facilities to enable responsive support for the Warfighter. (Source: DoD Product Support Manager (PSM) Guidebook, Appendix A)

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Description

Facilities and infrastructure consists of the permanent and semi-permanent real property assets and infrastructure required to support a system, including studies to define types of facilities and infrastructure, or facility and infrastructure improvements, location, space needs, environmental and security requirements, and equipment. It includes facilities and infrastructure for training, equipment storage, maintenance, supply storage, ammunition storage, and so forth.

Key Facilities & Infrastructure IPS Element activities according to Appendix A of the DoD Product Support Manager (PSM) Guidebook and the DoD Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element Guidebook include:

  • Facilities Plan Management
    • Facilities and facility improvement studies design and execution for every IPS Element (i.e., Maintenance Planning and Management, Computer Resources, Training & Training Support, etc.)
    • Location selection
    • Space requirements determination
    • Environmental requirements determination
    • Security requirements determination
    • Utilities requirements determination
    • Storage requirements determination
    • Equipment requirements determination
    • Existing versus new facilities determination
  • Site activation

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Key References

Related Communities of Practice (CoP)

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Training Courses

DAU Training

Specific multi-disciplinary DAU training recommendations related to this Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element are available at:

These Life Cycle Logistics Certification Standards and Core Plus Development Guides for each of the three DAWIA certification levels include: 

  • “Types of Assignments” and “Representative Activities”, which are colored blue
  • “Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA Certification)” (education, training, and experience requirements), which are colored red
  • “Core Plus Development Guides (Desired/recommended training, education, and experience)”, which are colored yellow

Non-DAU Training Courses

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Continuous Learning Modules

Specific multi-disciplinary DAU continuous learning module recommendations related to this Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element are available at: 

These Life Cycle Logistics Certification Standards and Core Plus Development Guides for each of the three DAWIA certification levels include: 

  • “Types of Assignments” and “Representative Activities”, which are colored blue
  • “Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA Certification)” (education, training, and experience requirements), which are colored red
  • “Core Plus Development Guides (Desired/recommended training, education, and experience)”, which are colored yellow, and in addition to technical/functional topics, also include a series of Harvard Business School (HBS) Leadership & Management Modules for US Government Employees

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Competencies

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Related ACQuipedia Articles

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