April 12, 2021
DLA increases map production cycle, ensures safety in aircraft navigation
Richmond, Va. —
Maps guide us where we need to go, but they are only as current as their last update.
For many years, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Distribution distributed updated map products to customers on a 168-day production cycle. That changed in February when the Federal Aviation Administration determined that timeline was too long and could lead to safety issues in aeronautical navigation.