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Counterfeit Parts

In Mar 2012, DUSD (AT&L) published a memorandum called "Overarching DoD Counterfeit Prevention Guidance", identifying counterfeit items as serious threats to safety and operational effectiveness of DoD systems, particularly items such as mission critical components, critical safety items, electronic parts and load-bearing mechanical parts affecting “…system performance or operations, the preservation of life, or safety of operating personnel.”

PDF of the opening statement at the SASC Hearing on Counterfeit Parts.aspx
Reference4/4/2017 9:12 PM
Defense Industrial Base Assessment - Counterfeit Electronics.aspx
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Missile Defense Agency Guards Against Counterfeit Parts.aspx
Reference1/22/2016 9:38 PM
Background Memo - Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Counterfeit Electronic Parts in the DOD Supply Chain.aspx
Reference1/22/2016 9:38 PM
DoD Counterfeit Prevention Instruction.aspx
Reference5/28/2015 12:16 PM
Counterfeit Parts - A Special Report 720748.doc
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GAO Report on Counterfeit Parts 720752.doc
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GAO Testimony on Counterfeit Parts 720753.doc
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Presentation9/6/2013 1:25 PM
Counterfeit Parts in Military Equipment CNN Report.aspx
Learning Material9/6/2013 1:15 PM
Preventing Counterfeit Parts from Entering the DoD Supply Chain.aspx
Learning Material11/14/2011 2:34 PM