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The Readiness Kill Chain (RKC) is a way to break down institutional barriers, increase understanding of readiness production, ensure a common understanding of Navy readiness on the same page, and ensure that policies, resources, and products deliver the right capability and readiness for mission requirements.
Specifically, RKC is a repeatable methodology to identify readiness
production barriers and root causes, followed by development of effective strategies and solutions to remove these barriers. These processes result in complete assessment and presentation for decisions used to improve
forward deployed readiness and resolve barriers in an informed and cost
O-FRP is one example of implementation of the RKC. O-FRP uses the RKC
approach to analyze various stages of the processes for training,
inspections, parts, maintenance and manning to achieve desired end states.
What is RKC?