3 August 2001
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 3.1:
Weapons System Acquisition
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to
effectively work in the DOD acquisition program arena,
including familiarity with requirements generation,
policies and procedures, management, and planning,
programming, and budgeting.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Identify the three major decision-making support systems
that effect the acquisition process.
Identify the system whose product provides the basis for
making informal affordability assessments and resource
allocation decisions on defense acquisition programs.
Identify the five major milestone decision points and
five phases of the acquisition process.
State the office that approves funding for proposed new
start major defense acquisition programs.
Name the officer responsible for chairing the DON
Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Strategy Board
State which OPNAV instruction implements the Military
State the DOD instruction that implements Title 10,
United States Code, Section 2435, which provides the
policies and procedures necessary to establish a basis
for the preparation, submittal, approval, and reporting
of acquisition program baselines for defense acquisition