major weapon system

major weapon system

One of a limited number of systems or subsystems that for reasons of military urgency, criticality, or resource requirements, is determined by the Department of Defense as being vital to the national interest.
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The Secretary of Defense shall, in accordance with the plan under subsection (b), complete an evaluation of the cyber vulnerabilities of each major weapon system of the Department of Defense by not later than December 31, 2019.
For example, before a major weapon system goes into full rate production, it is required that an initial operational test and evaluation be conducted on that system.
Eligible applicants must be master sergeants or below, be current and qualified on their major weapon system, have less than 16 years of total active federal military service by the end of their extended active-duty period and have a current qualifying flying Class III physical, Daugherty said.
As GAO has previously recommended, more consistently applying a knowledge-based approach, as well as improving implementation of acquisition reforms, can help DOD achieve better outcomes for its portfolio of major weapon system programs.
NAVSEA depends on the full breadth of acquisition, ranging from new ship construction and major weapon system acquisition to ship repair and services contracting to small purchase for daily supplies.
On May 13, one day after approving the Guidance for the Development of the Force--the measure against which the military services' FY10/15 weapon system investment proposals will be judged--Gates told an audience in Colorado that the viability of any major weapon system program will be its ability to "show some utility and relevance to the kind of irregular campaigns that .
And to posture us for the future they carried out more than 1,000 major weapon system modifications.
3) Section 804, Requirement for Authorization for Procurement of Major Weapon Systems as Commercial Items, would prohibit the use of commercial item procurement methods for the procurement of a major weapon system unless specifically authorized by Congress.
The DoD has also expressed concern with spectrum reallocations related to their effects on major weapon system capabilities and the potential costs of system modification and/or rental of frequencies from the private sector.
The ILS Interns are assigned to major weapon system program offices to gain logistics expertise through educational opportunities and practical applications.
While this happens frequently on an informal basis, on major issues, such as the sale of a major weapon system or the preparation of a visit by the Secretary of the Air Force or Chief of Staff of the Air Force to a particular country, the staff will establish a Country Team with experts from the various divisions led by the appropriate Country Director from IAR.
Previously, he was the youngest procurement contracting officer at Aeronautical Systems Center, where he led more than 50 multi-million-dollar negotiations and managed contract administration of over $15 billion major weapon system contracts.