ARMY - AR 702-18
MATERIEL QUALITY STORAGE STANDARDS POLICY FOR SHELF-LIFE MATERIEL
|Publication Date:||21 April 2006|
This directive prescribes uniform policies, responsibilities, and guidance for the development, preparation, publication, and maintenance of storage standards for Military Service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) managed shelf-life materiel.
The guidelines contained herein provide the principles for quality assurance techniques to be used when performing surveillance of shelf-life materiel in storage; determining the condition of shelf-life materiel during storage and upon shipment; and when conducting the inspection, testing, or restorative actions required to maintain and to return shelf-life stocks to a ready-for-issue status.
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This directive applies to the Military Services (Active and Reserve - U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps), and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) may choose to adhere to requirements contained within this directive in accordance with DoD 4140.1-R, DoD Supply Chain Materiel Management Regulation.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this directive is the Director, DoD Shelf-life Program, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA. It is developed and maintained in conjunction with the Military Services, GSA, FAA, and the USCG. The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions to this directive that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. Proponents may delegate the approval authority, in writing, to personnel within the proponent agency.
Supplementation of this directive and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DLA-J-37 (DoD Shelf-life Program Director - Stop 2533), 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.
Users are asked to send comments and suggested improvements to
this directive directly to the appropriate Service/Agency storage
standard focal point as listed at