DoD Counterfeit Prevention Policy
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities necessary to prevent the introduction of counterfeit materiel at any level of the DoD supply chain, including special requirements prescribed by section 818 of Public Law 112-81 (Reference (b)) related to electronic parts.
b. Provides direction for anti-counterfeit measures for DoD weapon and information systems acquisition and sustainment to prevent the introduction of counterfeit materiel.
c. Assigns responsibilities for prevention, detection, remediation, investigation, and restitution to defend the DoD against counterfeit materiel that poses a threat to personnel safety and mission assurance.
d. Incorporates and cancels USD(AT&L) Memorandum (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to:
a. OSD, 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. All phases of materiel management, from identifying and defining an operational requirement to an item's introduction into the DoD supply chain through weapon and information system phase-out and retirement, including operation and maintenance, materiel disposition, and the materiel management data systems.