Readiness-based Materiel Condition Reporting for Mission-Essential Systems and Equipment
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 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 in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
This Instruction is supported by the guidance established in DoD Directive 8320.2 (Reference (b)), which directs the use of resources to implement data sharing among a community of interest (COI). A COI is a collaborative group of users that must exchange information in pursuit of its shared goals, interests, missions, or business processes.
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
(a) to update policy and responsibilities for the reporting of missionessential systems and equipment.
Expands the requirement for the Military Services to include total inventory and number of weapons systems the quarterly reporting is based upon.
Requires the Military Services to comply with current Defense Readiness Reporting System guidance.
Revises the basis for quantitative materiel condition goals to accommodate operational readiness requirements.