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Reusable Container Worldwide Warehouse (RECON) Tool

Last Updated : 06/04/2017
This is a Common Access Card (CAC) or External Certificate Authority (ECA) enabled Tool.

​The Reusable Container Worldwide Warehouse (RECON) Tool is an Air Force packaging tool which augments the Air Force Reusable Container Program. RECON is designed to control packaging costs and promote efficiencies while maintaining high levels of asset protection during Packaging, Handling, Storage (PHS&T). Additionally, RECON promotes conservation, reuse, and reclamation of reusable containers in the Air Force domain vice disposal/waste stream. RECON bolsters packaging operations by cross-leveling excess reusable containers and/or packaging materials at base-level, and providing worldwide visibility for possible redistribution to units or other MAJCOM activities that need them. See also the Special Packaging Instructions Retrieval & Exchange (SPIRES) Tool 

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This tool was identified as part of a product support analytical tools database provided solely to assist defense acquisition workforce professionals to identify best value product support solutions which optimize system readiness and life cycle cost. Neither the Department of Defense or the Defense Acquisition University provide any warranty of these tools whatsoever, whether express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any warranty that the contents of the item will be error-free. This analytical tools database should under no circumstances be considered as being all-encompassing, and is in no-wise meant to endorse the capabilities or products of any particular individual, company, or organization.


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