MIL-HDBK-61 Revision A, February 7, 2001
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE
This military handbook provides guidance and information to DoD acquisition managers, logistics managers, and other individuals, who are assigned responsibility for Configuration Management. Its purpose is to assist them in planning for and implementing effective DoD configuration management activities and practices during all life cycle phases of defense systems and configuration items. It supports acquisition based on performance specifications, and the use of industry standards and methods to the greatest practicable extent.