1.1. Reissues reference (a) and cancels reference (b).
1.2. Implements reference (c), the guidelines of references
(d) and (e), and current laws.
1.3. Establishes a simplified and flexible management
framework for translating mission needs and technology opportunities, based
on approved mission needs and requirements, into stable, affordable, and
well-managed acquisition programs that include weapon systems and automated
information systems (AISs).
1.4. Consistent with statutory requirements and reference (c),
authorizes Milestone Decision Authorities (MDAs) to tailor procedures to
achieve cost, schedule, and performance goals.