MODUK - DEF STAN 00-71
|Publication Date:||27 January 2001|
This Defence Standard establishes a framework for contracting for Obsolescence Management and provides guidance in planning a cost effective obsolescence management process, that is applicable throughout all phases the product life cycle. This standard is applicable to all defence products that include electronic, electrical and electro-mechanical components, although its use can be extended to include other products and processes. Guidance at electronic component level is available with respect to original selection in Def Stan 59-36 and with respect to obsolescence in BSS PD 6614.
Obsolescence Management covers the following areas:
a. Legacy Equipment - i.e. equipment whose development is complete.
b. Technology Insertion - i.e. updates to legacy equipment (utilising developing technologies).
c. New equipment.