USD (A&S) Issues Memo Waiver for the Use of Military Specifications
| July 05, 2018
On June 20, 2018, Ms. Ellen Lord, The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) issued a memorandum to the DoD Components’ Acquisition and Standardization Executives granting a waiver for the use of military specifications and standards published in the ASSIST database for use in DoD procurements.
This is only made possible by the rigor and effort invested by the standardization management activities in executing the policies and procedures of the Defense Standardization Program, using non-government standards when available and practicable, and maintaining high-quality defense standardization documents.
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