Accession Number : ADA490736


Title :   Operation of the Defense Acquisition System


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


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA490736


Report Date : 08 DEC 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 81


Abstract : This Instruction: a. Reissues Reference (a) to implement DoD Directive 5000.01 (Reference (b)), the guidelines of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-11 (Reference (c)), and the various laws, policy, and regulations listed in Enclosure 1 of this issuance. b. Establishes a simplified and flexible management framework for translating capability needs and technology opportunities, based on approved capability needs, into stable, affordable, and well-managed acquisition programs that include weapon systems, services, and automated information systems (AISs). c. Consistent with statutory requirements and Reference (b), authorizes Milestone Decision Authorities (MDAs) to tailor the regulatory information requirements and acquisition process procedures in this Instruction to achieve cost, schedule, and performance goals.


Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION , *INSTRUCTIONS , *MANAGEMENT , *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , INFORMATION PROCESSING , INFORMATION SYSTEMS , WEAPON SYSTEMS , COSTS , SIMPLIFICATION , DECISION MAKING , DETECTORS , AUTOMATION , REQUIREMENTS , DEFENSE SYSTEMS


Subject Categories : LOGISTICS, MILITARY FACILITIES AND SUPPLIES
      ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE