3.10. Review Procedures
3.10.1. Review of ACAT ID and IAM Programs. The
USD(AT&L) shall designate programs as ACAT ID, and the ASD(C3I) shall
designate programs as ACAT IAM, when the program has special interest based
on one or more of the following factors: technological complexity;
Congressional interest; a large commitment of resources; the program is
critical to achievement of a capability or set of capabilities; or the
program is a joint program. Exhibiting one or more
of these characteristics, however, shall not automatically lead to an ACAT
ID or IAM designation.
3.10.2. Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) Review. The DAB
shall advise the USD(AT&L) on critical acquisition decisions. The
USD(AT&L) shall chair the DAB, and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs
of Staff shall serve as the co-chair. An ADM shall document the decision(s)
resulting from the review.
3.10.3. IT Acquisition Board (ITAB) Review. The ITAB
shall advise the ASD(C3I)/DoD CIO on critical acquisition decisions. These
reviews shall enable the execution of the DoD CIO.s acquisition-related
responsibilities for IT, including NSS, under the Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA),
reference (l), and Title 10 of United States Code, reference (m). An ADM
shall document the decision(s) resulting from the review.
3.10.4. Overarching Integrated Product Team (OIPT). An
OIPT shall facilitate program communications and issue resolution, and
support the MDA, for ACAT I and IA programs.