Logistics Support Analysis was codified into a US military standard in October 1973 with the publication of Military Standard 1388-1, 1388-1a superseded -1 in 1983 and was regularly updated until 1994. From these early beginnings in UK we have seen we have seen Def Stan 00-60, JSP886, Def Stan 00-600 and the Defence Logistic Framework. There are similar standards and specifications throughout the world. But none of these are fixing the problem that the Industry and Governments know they have – which is the need for cost effective, through life support solutions. Can a commercial specification be implemented to address this challenge? And if so, what would this look like in real life?