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DoD Acquisitions Policy Update November 14, 2018 — The latest update of the SD-2: DoD Acquisitions Buying Commercial Items and Non-developmental Items is now available in ASSIST. MORE

ARSAG Winter Meeting November 7, 2018 — The Aerial Refueling Systems Advisory Group (ARSAG) Winter meeting will be held on 5-7 February 2018 in Dayton, Ohio. Need more information? Please visit the ARSAG website at https://arsaginc.com. MORE

ASSIST Website Address Changes Announced October 19, 2018 — The website addresses for ASSIST enclaves have been changed to ensure compliance with the Federal government-wide requirement to transition from Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) to the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)-only standard. MORE

DMSMS 2018 September 8, 2018 — Online registration is now open for the DMSMS 2018 conference. This event is scheduled to take place on 3-6 December 2018 in Nashville, TN! MORE


An Approach to Resolving DMSMS: How a NAVSUP WSS Program Saved over $100M

Naval weapon systems inherently face DMSMS issues on a daily basis. To establish a "best practice", the NAVSUP WSS Item Improvement Program was created.

An Approach to Resolving DMSMS: How a NAVSUP WSS Program Saved over $100M

DMSMS Management: After Years of Evolution, There's Still Room for Improvement

DMSMS management should be carried out in a risk-based, proactive way. Monitoring should focus on the critical items most susceptible to obsolescence.

DMSMS Management:  After Years of Evolution, There's Still Room for Improvement

SC14: International Space Standards

In the early 1990's, leadership in international space standards extended into the International Organization for Standardization with the creation of a committee for space systems and operations.

SC14: International Space Standards

AIAA and Space Standards

A reflection on the role of open standards to measure the maturity of the industry, its actors, and markets as the space industry approaches its 60th anniversary of spaceflight.

AIAA and Space Standards
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Archived Journals

Standardization Stars  (Apr/Jun 2018) Modeling and Simulation (Jan/Mar 2018) Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (Oct/Dec 2017) Warfighter Support (July/Sept 2017) Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2017)
Space Standards (Jan/Mar 2017)
Agency Standardization (Oct/Dec 2016)
Standards Policy (July/Sept 2016)
Interoperability (April/June 2016)
Standardization Stars (Jan/Mar 2016)
Open Systems (Oct/Dec 2015)
Standardization Stars (Apr/Sept 2015)
Non-Government Standards (Jan/Mar 2015)
NATO/International Standardization (Oct/Dec 2014)
Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (Jul/Sept 2014)
Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2014) Qualification and Conformity Assessment (Jan/Mar 2014) Counterfeits (Oct/Dec 2013) Interoperability (Jul/Sep 2013)
Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2013)
Biometrics Standardization (Jan/Mar 2013)
Non-Government Standardization (Oct/Dec 2012)
Triagency Standardization (Apr/Sep 2012)
Standardization Stars (Jan/Mar 2012)
International Standardization (Oct/Dec 2011)
Materiel Readiness (Jul/Sep 2011)
Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2011)
Science and Technology (Jan/Mar 2011)
Systems Engineering (Jul/Dec 2010)
Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2010)
Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (Jan/Mar 2010)
Warfighter Support (Oct/Dec 2009) Interoperability (Jul/Sep 2009) Standardization Stars (Apr/Jun 2009) Non-Government Standards (Jan/Mar 2009)
Biometrics Standardization (Oct/Dec 2008) Defense Standardization (Jul/Sep 2008) Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Materiel Shortages Program (Apr/Jun 2008) Government Industry Data Exchange Program (Jan/Mar 2008) DHS Standardization (Jul/Dec 2007)
Technology Standardization (Apr/Jun 2007) DoD IT Standardization (Jan/Mar 2007) Joint Standardization Boards (Oct/Dec 2006) Civil Agency Standardization (Jul/Sep 2006) DLA Standardization (Apr/Jun 2006)
International Standardization (Jan/Mar 2006) The Program Manager (Oct/Dec 2005) Air Force Standardization (Jul/Sep 2005) Qualification and Conformity Assessment (Apr/Jun 2005) Defense Labs (Jan/Mar 2005)
Navy Standardization (Oct/Dec 2004) Warfighter Support (Jul/Sep 2004) Logistics (Apr/Jun 2004) Army Standardization (Jan/Mar 2004) Voluntary Standards (Oct/Dec 2003)
Homeland Security (Jul/Sep 2003) Interoperability (Mar/Jun 2003) (Nov 2002/Feb 2003) DSP 50th Anniversary (Jul 2002) Special Reference Edition (Winter 2002)
True Stories of the DSP (Aug 2001) (Jan/Feb 2001) (May/Jun 2000)