Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. This Directive:
a. Reissues Reference (a) to update policies and responsibilities for the SMCA.
b. Assigns the SMCA mission within the Department of Defense to the Secretary of the Army.
c. Authorizes development and publication of implementing joint conventional ammunition policies and procedures by the SMCA, the Military Departments, and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).
a. This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). b. The requirements of this Directive shall be incorporated into agreements in which other organizations acquire munitions through the Department of Defense.