2. APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
2.1. The Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military
Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Joint Staff), the
Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of
Defense, the Defense Agencies, DoD Field Activities, and all other
organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred
to collectively as "the DoD Components").
2.2. All defense technology projects and acquisition programs.
Some requirements, where stated, apply only to Major Defense Acquisition
Programs (MDAPs) and Major Automated Information System (MAIS) programs.
2.3. In general, highly sensitive classified, cryptologic, and
intelligence projects and programs shall follow the guidance in this
Instruction and reference (c) for technology projects and acquisition
programs of equivalent acquisition category (ACAT).