Database Tool Improves DOD Obsolescence

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October 9, 2017 | Originally published by Date Line: October 9 on

A database created to track obsolescent components is helping ensure readiness across the DOD.

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center”s Obsolescence Engineering team created a system called the Multifunctional Obsolescence Resolution Environment tool-database. MORE is a government-owned engineering analytical obsolescence and DMSMS management information system, maintained by AMRDEC.

MORE centralizes work flow for researching the status of electronic parts; accessing availability data, analysis results and discontinuance alerts; and compiling and disseminating of information gleaned from subject matter experts.