The Contractor shall conduct incremental design
and program reviews to evaluate design solutions and to report program
progress. Program/Design reviews shall have documented entrance and exit criteria
which must be met prior to initiating or completing the review.
Program/Design reviews shall be integrated with all engineering disciplines involved.
Risk assessment results shall be discussed and reported at all program/design
reviews. Problems and risks identified during design reviews are expected to
be resolved and mitigated early in the design process to minimize potential
impacts on performance, cost, and schedule. The Contractor shall conduct as a
minimum, System Requirements Review (SRR), System Design Review (SDR),
Software Systems Readiness Review (SSRR), Test Readiness Review (TRR),
Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Pre-Production
Reliability Design Review (PRDR), Production Readiness Review (PRR), and FCA.
These reviews shall be conducted during the appropriate acquisition time