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DMSMS Knowledge Sharing Portal (DKSP)

Last Updated : 05/01/2024


​The DKSP is hosted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and sponsored by the Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO) to serve as a non-biased source of Diminishing Manufacturing Sources & Material Shortages (DMSMS) products, services, information, educational resources, data interchange techniques, interactive forums, and related material. It is intended to empower the DoD community (organic and industrial) to implement best practices for monitoring, tracking, resolving, and performing logistic and engineering analyses related to the impact of obsolescence. DKSP resources are extensive and include: 

  • DMSMS tools (free and subscription based)
  • DMSMS training materials
  • DMSMS library (containing directives, manuals, presentations/papers, and newsletters)
  • DMSMS related events
  • DMSMS awards
  • DMSMS links to other useful sites and points of contact

Processes Supported

Organizations Associated

  • Air Force/ Space Force
  • Army
  • Defense Agencies
  • Navy/ Marine Corps
  • OSD/ Joint Staff

License Requirement

  • No fee for Government users

Integrated Product Support (IPS) Elements Addressed


This government tool is included in the product support analytical tools database to assist defense acquisition workforce members with identifying product support solutions which potentially optimize system readiness and life cycle cost. The analytical tools database itself should under no circumstances be considered all-encompassing; nor does it in any way warrant or endorse the capabilities, pricing, and/or products of any particular individual, company, capability, or organization. Suggested updates to the description of this particular tool or additions to the tools database are welcome.


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