2011—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–81, § 325(1), inserted “maintenance, repair, and overhaul” after “combined”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–81, § 325(2), substituted “includes investment funds spent to modernize or improve the efficiency of depot facilities, equipment, work environment, or processes in direct support” for “includes investment funds spent on depot infrastructure, equipment, and process improvement in direct support” and inserted “, but does not include funds spent for sustainment of existing facilities, infrastructure, or equipment” before period at end.
Subsec. (d)(2)(D). Pub. L. 111–383 substituted “Navy depots” for “Navy Depots”.
Subsec. (d)(2)(E). Pub. L. 112–81, § 325(3), which directed addition of subpar. (E) at end of subsec. (d), was executed by adding subpar. (E) at end of par. (2) of subsec. (d) to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (e)(1)(I). Pub. L. 112–81, § 325(4), added subpar. (I).
2008—Subsec. (d)(2)(D). Pub. L. 110–417, § 327(b)(1), added subpar. (D).
Subsec. (e)(1)(F) to (H). Pub. L. 110–417, § 327(a), added subpars. (F) to (H).
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 110–417, § 327(b)(2), inserted introductory provisions for subpars. (A) and (B), redesignated former subpars. (A) to (G) as cls. (i) to (vii), respectively, of subpar. (A) and realigned margins, and redesignated former subpars. (H) and (I) as cls. (i) and (ii), respectively, of subpar. (B) and realigned margins.
Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title III, § 332(c), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2150, provided that:
“Section 2476 of title 10
, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall take effect on October 1, 2006
Pilot Program on Digital Optimization of Organic Industrial Base Maintenance and Repair Operations
Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title III, § 354, Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 1656, provided that:
“(a) In General.—
Beginning not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 27, 2021
], the Assistant Secretary of Defense
for Sustainment, in coordination with the Secretaries of the military departments, shall undertake a pilot program under which the digitization of the facilities and operations of at least one covered depot
shall be provided for by the Secretary concerned.
“(b) Elements of Pilot Program.—In carrying out the pilot program under this section, the Secretary concerned shall provide for each of the following at the covered depot or depots at which the program is carried out:
The creation of a digital twin model of the maintenance, repair, and remanufacturing infrastructure and activities.
The modeling and simulation of optimized facility configuration, logistics systems, and processes.
The analysis of material flow and resource use to achieve key performance metrics for all levels of maintenance and repair.
An assessment of automated, advanced, and additive manufacturing technologies that could improve maintenance, repair, and remanufacturing operations.
“(c) Report.—Not later than 60 days after the completion of the digital twin model and associated analysis, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report on the pilot program. Such report shall include—
a summary of the cost of the pilot program;
a description of the efficiencies identified under the pilot program;
a description of the infrastructure, workforce, and capital equipment investments necessary to achieve such efficiencies;
any plans to undertake such investments; and
the assessment of the Assistant Secretary of the value of the pilot program and the potential applicability of the findings of the pilot program to other covered depots
“(d) Definitions.—In this section:
“(1) The term ‘covered depot’ includes any depot covered under section 2476(e) of title 10, United States Code, except for the following:
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine.
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Hawaii.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Virginia.
The terms ‘military departments’ and ‘Secretary concerned’ have the meanings given such terms in section 101 of title 10
, United States Code.”
Strategy To Improve Infrastructure of Certain Depots of the Department of Defense
Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title III, § 359, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1323, provided that:
“(a) Strategy Required.—
Not later than October 1, 2020
, the Secretary of Defense
shall submit to the congressional defense committees [Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations of the Senate
and the House of Representatives
] a comprehensive strategy for improving the depot infrastructure of the military departments with the objective of ensuring that all covered depots
have the capacity and capability to support the readiness and material availability goals of current and future weapon systems of the Department of Defense
“(b) Elements.—The strategy under subsection (a) shall include the following:
“(1) A comprehensive review of the conditions and performance at each covered depot, including the following:
“(A) An assessment of the current status of the following elements:
Cost and schedule performance of the depot.
Material availability of weapon systems supported at the depot and the impact of the performance of the depot on that availability.
Work in progress and non-operational items awaiting depot maintenance.
The condition of the depot.
The backlog of restoration and modernization projects at the depot.
The condition of equipment at the depot.
the vulnerability of the depot to adverse environmental conditions and, if necessary, the investment required to withstand those conditions.
An identification of analytically based goals relating to the elements identified in subparagraph (A).
“(2) A business-case analysis that assesses investment alternatives comparing cost, performance, risk, and readiness outcomes and recommends an optimal investment approach across the Department of Defense to ensure covered depots efficiently and effectively meet the readiness goals of the Department, including an assessment of the following alternatives:
The minimum investment necessary to meet investment requirements under section 2476 of title 10
, United States Code.
The investment necessary to ensure the current inventory of facilities at covered depots
can meet the mission-capable, readiness, and contingency goals of the Secretary of Defense
The investment necessary to execute the depot infrastructure optimization plans of each military department.
Any other strategies for investment in covered depots
, as identified by the Secretary.
“(3) A plan to improve conditions and performance of covered depots that identifies the following:
The approach of the Secretary of Defense for achieving the goals outlined in paragraph (1)(B).
The resources and investments required to implement the plan.
The activities and milestones required to implement the plan.
“(D) A results-oriented approach to assess—
the progress of each military department in achieving such goals; and
the progress of the Department in implementing the plan.
Organizational roles and responsibilities for implementing the plan.
A process for conducting regular management review and coordination of the progress of each military department in implementing the plan and achieving such goals.
The extent to which the Secretary has addressed recommendations made by the Comptroller General of the United States relating to depot operations during the five-year period preceding the date of submittal of the strategy under this section.
Risks to implementing the plan and mitigation strategies to address those risks.
“(c) Annual Report on Progress.—As part of the annual budget submission of the President under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report describing the progress made in—
implementing the strategy under subsection (a); and
achieving the goals outlined in subsection (b)(1)(B).
“(d) Comptroller General Reports.—
“(1) Assessment of strategy.—
Not later than January 1, 2021, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report assessing the extent to which the strategy under subsection (a) meets the requirements of this section.
“(2) Assessment of implementation.—
Not later than April 1, 2022, the Comptroller General shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report setting forth an assessment of the extent to which the strategy under subsection (a) has been effectively implemented by each military department and the Secretary of Defense.
Two Year Phase-in for Departments of the Army and the Navy
Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title III, § 332(d), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2150, provided that:
“(1) Reduced percentage of required investment for fiscal years 2007 and 2008.—The Secretary of the Army shall apply subsection (a) of section 2476 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), to the covered depots of the Army, and the Secretary of the Navy shall apply such subsection to the covered depots of the Department of the Navy—
for fiscal year 2007, by substituting ‘four percent’ for ‘six percent’; and
for fiscal year 2008, by substituting ‘five percent’ for ‘six percent’.
“(2) Covered depots.—
In this subsection, the term ‘covered depot
’ has the meaning given that term in subsection (e) of section 2476 of title 10
, United States Code, as added by subsection (a).”