5.3. The Under Secretary of Defense for
Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
5.3.1. As the Department of Defense
Acquisition Executive (reference (d)), ensure the policies outlined in
section 4., above, are incorporated into the 5000 series of DoD issuances
(references (e), (f), and (g)
) and addressed during systems acquisition, as appropriate.
5.3.2. For all acquisition matters, with the DoD CIO, the
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Joint Forces Command,
approve tradeoffs among operational effectiveness, operational suitability,
and IT and NSS interoperability and supportability.
5.3.3. Define policy and procedures, with the DoD CIO and the
DOT&E, for a management process, using a support or management plan for
ensuring IT and NSS interoperability and supportability over a system's
5.3.4. Establish responsibilities and procedures, with the DoD
CIO, the DOT&E, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S.
Joint Forces Command, for assessing and verifying interoperability KPPs
throughout a system's life. Ensure mission-related, outcome-based
performance measures are established for assessing and verifying IT and NSS
interoperability and supportability.
5.3.5. Ensure, with DoD CIO and the Chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, that approved architectural framework concepts and products
are incorporated into acquisition guidance and policy.
5.3.6. Identify, coordinate, and integrate DoD system
architecture views into an overall DoD-wide