MCO 4700.4
13 Apr 2020 | SSIC 04000 Logistics

The Marine Corps is embracing emerging technologies by incorporating additive manufacturing (AM) methods to prototype and produce repair parts and innovative solutions. AM is a rapidly advancing manufacturing process which allows direct application to improve the readiness of Marine Corps ground equipment and aviation assets. AM is a secondary source of supply that improves equipment readiness through production at the point of need. Per the references, this Order provides policy and procedures for the integration of AM capability throughout the enterprise to maximize its full potential and ensure that Marine Corps AM efforts are aligned with Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of the Navy (DON) guidance. This Order is in accordance with references (a) through (aa).