Risks associated with the program contract are classified according to
contract type, restrictions, and dependencies.
a) Type of contract
This attribute covers the payment terms (CPAF, CPFF,...) and the
contractual requirements associated with such items as the Statement of Work,
Contract Data Requirements List, and the amount and conditions of customer
Contract restrictions and restraints refer to contractual directives to,
for example, use specific development methods or equipment and the resultant
complications such as acquisition of data rights for use of non-developmental
This attribute refers to the possible contractual dependencies on outside
contractors or vendors, customer furnished equipment or software, or other
outside products and services.