Management of DoD Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Activities
|Publication Date:||15 October 2018|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Implements DoD M&S management activities of DoD Directive (DoDD) 5000.59 (Reference (a)), pursuant to DoD Directive 5134.01 (Reference (b)).
b. Assigns responsibilities for the DoD Modeling and Simulation Steering Committee (M&S SC) pursuant to the provisions of Reference (a).
c. Establishes the Director, DoD Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office (M&SCO), as the focal point for coordinating all matters related to DoD M&S, with the advice and recommendation of the M&S SC, and as Secretariat for the M&S SC.
d. Extends discovery metadata policy consistent with DoD Instruction 8320.02 (Reference (c)) to those DoD M&S tools, data, services, data assets (as defined in Reference (c)), models, and simulations (hereinafter collectively referred to as "M&S assets") that are key.
e. Authorizes the publication of the DoD M&S Glossary at http://www.msco.mil.
f. Cancels DoD 5000.59-M (Reference (d)).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").