B.4.1 Electronic/Automated Software System. The complex
of equipment (hardware/software), data, services, and facilities required to
develop and produce an electronic, automated, or software system capability
such as a command and control system, radar system, communications system,
information system, sensor system, navigation/guidance system, electronic
warfare system, support system, etc.
NOTE 1: To differentiate between the Electronic/Automated
Software System category and other defense materiel item categories, use
the following rule: When the item is a stand-alone system or used
on several systems but not accounted for within the system, use the
Electronic/ Automated Software System category.
NOTE 2: When the opportunity to collect lower level information on
electronic and software items exists, regardless of which defense
materiel item category is selected, the structure and definitions in