NAVY - SECNAV 4120.24
(DASN (RD&A) RDT&E) IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DEFENSE STANDARDIZATION PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
|Publication Date:||4 September 2012|
This instruction applies to all DON organizations and Standardization Management Activities (SMAs), with one exception: the Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion has authority over all aspects of specifications and standards under the cognizance of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program in accordance with 50 U.S.C. §§ 2406, 2511 (codifying Executive Order 12344, February 1, 1982).
Purpose. This instruction:
a. Issues the Department of the Navy (DON) implementation of references (a) and (b) regarding the standardization of materiel, information technology, facilities, and engineering practices, consistent with reference (c), (d) and (e) policies and responsibilities, and the Defense Standardization Program (DSP).
b. Reinforces reference (e) direction on standardization and commonality to apply performance based strategies that reduce logistics costs and footprint, and facilitate interoperability. DON seeks and employs Enterprise-wide commonality throughout the lifecycle to reduce the proliferation of non-standard parts, material, and equipment within and across systems and programs.