ARMY - AR 702-18
Department of Defense (DoD) Shelf Life Materiel Quality Control Storage Standards
|Publication Date:||28 July 2015|
a. This Issuance cancels DLAD 4155.37/AR 702-18/NAVSUPINST 4410.56A/AFJMAN 23-232/MCO 4450.13A (Reference (a)) and reissues this publication to update policy, responsibility, and procedures for the DoD Shelf Life of Materiel Quality Control Storage Standards (MQCSS).
b. This Issuance prescribes uniform policies, responsibilities, and guidance for the development, preparation, dissemination, maintenance, and application of MQCSS for shelf life materiel managed, owned, and used by the Military Departments, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) (herein referred to as the "DoD Components"), General Services Administration (GSA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
c. The information contained herein provides the principles for quality assurance techniques, procedures, and criteria that must be used when conducting visual inspection, testing, and/or restorative actions required to extend the shelf life of materiel when authorized. This document does not encompass quality assurance requirements contained within the Stock Readiness (SR) program policy in accordance with DLA Instruction (DLAI) 4145.4/AR 740- 3/AFMAN 23-231/NAVSUPINST 4400.100/MCO 4450.15 (Reference (b)).
APPLICABILITY. This Issuance applies to the DoD Components. By agreement, GSA, FAA, USCG, and NASA will comply with requirements contained within this directive in accordance with DoD Manual 4140.01, Volume 5