Over the years, the critical need for improving the supply chain command and control process for weapon systems spares supportability has become more and more apparent. While many improvements have occurred as a result of lessons learned in the Gulf War, Somalia, Kosovo and other contingencies, no one has used an integrated approach that specifically linked all elements of the spares supply chain. The Air Force Spares Campaign identified three initiatives aimed at providing that linkage to form the SC C2 process for spares.
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