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Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 10-015 Requirements for Life Cycle Management and Product Support. Lisa P Smith Materiel Readiness Office Lisa.Smith@OSD.MIL 703-614-8339 8 Oct 10. Agenda. FY10 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 805 Bill Language
Lisa P Smith
Materiel Readiness Office
8 Oct 10
SEC. 805: LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT SUPPORT
(a) The guidance issued pursuant to this subsection shall-
(1) maximize competition and make the best possible use of available Department of Defense and industry resources at the system, subsystem, and component levels;
(2) maximize value to the Department of Defense by providing the best possible product support outcomes at the lowest operations and support cost.
(1) REQUIREMENT.-The Secretary of Defense shall require that each major weapon system be supported by a product support manager in accordance with this subsection.
(2) RESPONSIBILITIES.-A product support manager for a major weapon system shall-
(A) develop and implement a comprehensive product support strategy for the weapon system;
(B) conduct appropriate cost analyses to validate the product support strategy, including cost-benefit analyses as outlined in Office of Management and Budget Circular A-94;
(C) assure achievement of desired product support outcomes through development and implementation of appropriate product support arrangements;
(D) adjust performance requirements and resource allocations across product support integrators and product support providers as necessary to optimize implementation of the product support strategy;
(E) periodically review product support arrangements between the product support integrators and product support providers to ensure the arrangements are consistent with the overall product support strategy; and
(F) prior to each change in the product support strategy or every five years, whichever occurs first, revalidate any business-case analysis performed in support of the product support strategy.
Memorandum was staffed and coordinated
Internally to AT&L
Externally to SD-106 distribution
Major issues resolved:
Reorganized the structure of the Memo
Didn’t provide enough specificity of responsibilities equivalent to statute content (Army OGC/SE)
Not only identify but also assign PSM within 180 days
Attachment 1 - References
Attachment 2 – Amendments to
Attachment 3 - Amendments to DoDI 5000.66
Attachment 4 - Amendments to Defense Acquisition Guidebook
Attachment 5 - Amendments to Defense Acquisition Workforce Career Management
On track for end of Oct 2010 guidance issuance
Component Acquisition Executive (CAE) shall identify and assign a PSM within every ACAT I and ACAT II
program, prior to but no later than program initiation and to former ACAT I/II programs that are post-IOC
or no longer have PMs reporting to CAEs
PSM required to be KLP for MDAPs and CAP for all other major weapons systems
Identifies the LCSP as vehicle to document product support strategy
Includes use of analytical tools (including BCAs) to support strategy decision
Includes enterprise opportunities (jointness)
Ties directly to new business model
Product Support Integrator/Product Support Provider selection is based on best value vice government mandate
Post IOC visibility