materiel readiness

materiel readiness

The availability of materiel required by a military organization to support its wartime activities or contingencies, disaster relief (flood, earthquake, etc.), or other emergencies.
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The State of FORSCOM Logistics white paper addresses fiscal stewardship as a key component to building and sustaining materiel readiness.
The DMC provides materiel readiness and management by, eqUipping the force, providing supply management and oversight for logistics readiness' center (LRC)-supply support ties, and assessing workload and maintenance capabilities at the ASCs supporting LRCs.
Ultimately, these shortfalls impacted the warfighter's overall materiel readiness, the ability to close the force, and the operational availability of weapon systems.
From research to resale and supply to sustainment, it takes the total capabilities of the materiel enterprise to synchronize, integrate, and ultimately deliver materiel readiness.
A few years ago, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for materiel readiness analyzed weapon systems, subsystems and components sustained using outcome or performance-based strategies, similar to what we see in commercial airline operations.
The program is administered by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness.
AMC is the Armys premier provider of materiel readiness technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment to the total force, across the spectrum of joint military operations.
The Medical Materiel Readiness Assessment conducted in 2007 for the DLA provides a succinct overview of how the 3rd Medical Command (MEDCOM) (DS) established and adapted MEDLOG support from theater opening through the beginning of the "surge" in 2007.
Emphasis is placed on ensuring materiel readiness at optimal life-cycle costs and on integrating life-cycle-management principles by designing and implementing performance-based, life-cycle, product support strategies.
For ECOM, an organization which the post newspaper reported had 8,654 civilians and 1,244 military in August 1974, it proposed the establishment of four new organizations: the Communications-Electronics Materiel Readiness Command, the Communications Research and Development Command, the Electronics Research and Development Command, and the Avionics Research and Development Activity, a component of the new Aviation Research and Development Command.
The Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness (DUSD L&MR) issued a policy memorandum establishing four materiel readiness outcome goals for all Acquisition Category (ACAT) I acquisition programs (DUSD L&MR, 2007).
In the long run, these attributes enable commanders to sustain combat power in their warfighting platforms through improved materiel readiness.

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