Accession Number:

ADA434924

Title:

Operation of the Defense Acquisition System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-05-12

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

This instruction establishes a simplified and flexible management framework for translating mission needs and technology opportunities, based on approved mission needs and requirements, into stable, affordable, and well-managed acquisition programs that include weapon systems and automated information systems AISs. Consistent with statutory requirements, this instruction authorizes Milestone Decision Authorities MDAs to tailor procedures to achieve cost, schedule, and performance goals.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE