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Transforming Defense Capabilties

DOTMLPFI stands for doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership (and education), personnel, facilities, and interoperability.

  • Doctrine: the way they fight, e.g., emphasizing maneuver warfare combined air-ground campaigns.
  • Organization: how they organize to fight; divisions, air wings, Marine-Air Ground Task Forces (MAGTFs), etc.
  • Training: how they prepare to fight tactically; basic training to advanced individual training, various types of unit training, joint exercises, etc.
  • Materiel: all the “stuff” necessary to equip the forces, that is, weapons, spares, etc. so they can operate effectively.
  • Leadership and education: how they prepare their leaders to lead the fight from squad leader to 4-star general/admiral; professional development.
  • Personnel: availability of qualified people for peacetime, wartime, and various contingency operations
  • Facilities: real property; installations and industrial facilities (e.g. government owned ammunition production facilities) that support the forces.
  • Interoperability: The NATO version of the acronym adds an “I” for interoperability – including related profiles, requirements, and standards.

If you have more questions about DOTMLPF, DOTMLPFI or DOTLMPF-P please call us and we will be happy to provide you with more information.

Your DOTMLPFI Specialist for Defense Planning and Capability Assessments

Our experienced staff provides consulting, engineering, as well as research and development services customized to meet your needs. We work exclusively for US and NATO clients. 

DOTMLPFI | Benefits

Complete your project on time and within your budget with DOTMLPFI.

Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, we provide defense planning and capability assessments for organizations throughout the world.


Comprehensive capability development services to Army, Navy, Air Force, Joint Staff, and NATO clients via prime contracts and subcontracts.


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