B. APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
1. This Directive applies to the
Office of the Secretary ofDefense (OSD), the Military Departments, and the
Defense Agencies (hereafter referred to collectively as "DoD Components") for
the acquisition of major systems as defined by reference (b).
2. Production management of system
programs not defined and designated as major system acquisitions also shall be
guided by the provisions of this Directive.
3. The principles contained in this
Directive apply to all defense materiel programs.