1. CAIG INDEPENDENT LIFE-CYCLE COST ESTIMATES (LCCEs).
The OSD CAIG shall prepare independent LCCEs per section 2434 of Reference (k). The CAIG shall provide the MDA
with an independent LCCE at major decision points as specified in statute, and
when directed by the MDA. The MDA shall consider the independent LCCE before
approving entry into the EMD Phase or the Production and Deployment Phase. The
CAIG shall also prepare an ICE for ACAT IC programs at the request of the
USD(AT&L). A CAIG ICE is not required for ACAT IA programs. (DoD Directive