Leases and Demonstrations of DoD Equipment
|Publication Date:||2 January 2009|
This Instruction reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 7230.8 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5111.1 (Reference (b)) and Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (c)).
Updates policy and responsibilities for:
The leasing of DoD equipment to defense contractors and industrial associations for sales demonstrations to foreign governments in or outside the United States.
The demonstration of DoD equipment to foreign governments in or outside the United States.
The leasing of DoD equipment to defense contractors and industrial associations for display or demonstration at international trade shows or trade exhibitions.
Direct DoD participation at international trade shows or trade exhibitions.
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").