Naval Open Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers
PROGRAM EXECUTIVE OFFICE INTEGRATED WARFARE SYSTEMS WASHINGTON DC
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Purpose The Naval Open Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers is to be used by Program Managers PMs who are incorporating Naval Open Architecture NOA principles see NOA Requirements Letter, available on the NOA website at httpsacc.dau.miloa into National Security System NSS acquisition programs as defined by 40 U.S.C 11101 et seq. These same principles, described later in this document, can be tailored to apply to the acquisition of any system or service, including those not considered to be information intensive. This Guidebook contains recommendations and is offered with the understanding that individual Program Executive Offices PEOs and programs must have the flexibility to adapt its principles and guidance to meet their needs. This document is intended to augment, rather than replace, existing contractual source materials such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations FAR and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement DFARS.
- Administration and Management
- Economics and Cost Analysis