MANAGEMENT OF MODELING AND SIMULATION
|Publication Date:||17 August 2012|
Purpose. This instruction:
a. Implements policy guidance established in DoD Directive 5000.59, 8 August 2007, "DOD Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Management" (reference a).
b. Establishes the policy for the management of modeling and simulation (M&S) and assigns responsibilities.
a. This instruction applies to the Joint Staff, joint activities reporting to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Combatant Commands (hereafter collectively referred to in this instruction as "DoD Components"); and to their use, management, sponsorship, or resourcing (reference b) of M&S activities.
b. This instruction is distributed to the Services and Defense agencies to foster cooperation and sharing of M&S resources and capabilities. It is distributed to the multinational combined commands for information only; however, they are encouraged to use it as a guide in developing their own M&S management processes