C5.1. INTEGRATED PRODUCT AND PROCESS DEVELOPMENT (IPPD)
The PM shall employ IPPD to the maximum
extent practicable. IPPD considers and integrates program activities
throughout the entire program life cycle, including systems management,
development, manufacturing, testing, deployment, operations, support,
training, and eventual disposal. Using IPPD, multi-disciplined IPTs shall
simultaneously optimize the product, product manufacturing, and
supportability to meet system cost and performance objectives.