Department of Defense Directive 5160.62: Single Manager Responsibility for Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology and Training (EODT&T), June 3, 2011 [Incorporating Change 1, May 15, 2017] [open pdf - 97KB]
Alternate Title: DoDD 5160.62: Single Manager Responsibility for Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology and Training (EODT&T), June 3, 2011 [Incorporating Change 1, May 15, 2017]
"It is DoD policy that: [a.] The DoD EODT&T [Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology and Training] program be designed to: (1) Improve the effectiveness and economy of EOD activity throughout the DoD by eliminating duplications and overlapping of EOD technology development and training efforts. (2) Ensure the attainment of state-of-the art DoD emergency and wartime EOD capabilities. (3) Use rapid prototyping capabilities, followed by streamlined procurement procedures as much as possible, in accordance with law, regulations, and policy. (4) Ensure that Military Departments program for their acquisition of explosive ordnance materiel and activities (including applicable weapon delivery systems) provide technical data, in accordance with the specifications set by the Single Manager for EODT&T; make available hardware for EOD validation and verification testing; and recommend any unique tools necessary for the render safe and disposal of the explosive ordnance. (5) Ensure that EOD procedures and required EOD tools and equipment are developed, tested, jointly verified, and fielded 30 days before the fielding of new explosive ordnance."
Department of Defense Directive 5160.62; DoDD 5160.62
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