Accession Number:

ADA604533

Title:

Path from Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION AND MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The United States went to war in the Middle East with a warfighter partially equipped to defeat the ever-evolving threats the enemy brought into the operational theater. In response, units were equipped with urgent, unique solutions that countered the threat. The vulnerability of units in urban hostile situations is one example that led to the development of the Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System to improve survivability for the troops. The solutions became enduring capabilities, leading the way and bringing a program from fulfilling an urgent need to a Program of Record, with emphasis on the Capabilities Development for Rapid Transition. This article addresses current policies, procedures, processes, and required actions associated with that effort.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE