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Defense Acquisitions Made Easy

Templates

Templates are guides that help acquisition personnel develop complete documentation that addresses the required ares. Most templates are derived from the requesting organization and should be used to facilitate quicker approval. Using templates saves valuable time in developing program documentation. Below is a list of the main templates that are used in defense acquisitions. The DoD is constantly updating their templates so please check their website for any updates.

Topic Name Description
Acquisitions Acquisition Program Baseline (APB) A template used for the development of the Acquisition Program Baseline. See the web page for key content.
Acquisition Decision Memorandum (ADM) – MS A
Acquisition Strategy OSD Acquisition Strategy Template
Space Acquisition Strategy
NAVAIR Acquisition Plan
Streamlined Acquisition Plan
 

Individual Acquisition Plan

Templates for the development of the Acquisition Plan (AP). See the Acquisition Plan web page for more detail.
DoD Template for Application of TLCSM and PBL The purpose of this template is to provide program managers, their staff, and logistics participants in the acquisition process a tool to assist them in ensuring that effective sustainment is addressed and accomplished over the life cycle.
Recommended outline for the AoA Study Plan
Contract Contract Maintainability Requirement
Justification & Approval (J&A)
Cost
Estimating
Program Office Estimate (POE)
EVMS Advance Agreement The AA between the government and contractor specifies that the contractor maintain and use the accepted EVMS as an integral management process on current as well as future contracts.
Financial
Management
Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD) Use this template as a guide for developing and completing a CARD, See the CARD web site for more info.
OSD(AT&L) Should Cost Targets & Progress DAB
Information Information Support Plan (ISP)
JCIDS Concept of Operations (CONOPS) A template for the development of a program level CONOPS. See the CONOPS page for more details on the required information and critical items.
Logistics Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP) A template that provides an outline for the LCSP. See the Life-Cycle Sustainment Plan web page for more information.
Life-Cycle Signature Support Plan (LSSP)
Program
Management
GTA Project Charter

Project Charter Template

Team Charter

A template for the creation of a project charter.
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)

Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)

A template to describes the participation by various organizations, people and roles in completing tasks or deliverables for a project.
Project Work Statement
Proposal Evaluation Plan
Source Selection Plan (SSP)
Stakeholder Analysis Worksheet
Project Plan (Microsoft Project)

Project Plan (Microsoft Excel)

Programmatic Environmental, Safety and Occupational Evaluation (PESHE) PESHE Template A template for the development of the Programmatic Environmental, Safety and Occupational Evaluation.
Quality Quality Management Plan A template used for the development of a quality management plan that would be inserted into the overall Acquisition Strategy.
Quality Assurance Plan A template used for the development of a quality assurance plan that would be inserted into the overall Acquisition Strategy.
Risk
Management
Project Risk Management Plan

Risk Management Plan

A template used for the development of a program risk management plan. See the Risk Management Plan (RMP) web page for steps and format suggestions.
Requirements Capability Development Document (CDD) A teplate to beused for the development of a programs Capability Development Document (CDD)
Operational Requirements Document A template that addresses the capability gap which a product or system is intended to address, the overall mission area, the proposed system solution, and a summary of supporting analyses.
System Requirements Document (SRD)
Requirements Roadmap Worksheet
Security Program Protection Plan (PPP)
Software Software Development Plan Template The Software Development Plan (SDP) template helps a contracts put together a plan for conducting a software development effort.
Systems
Engineering
Systems Engineering Plan (SEP)
Technology
Development
Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) Use the following template to create the contents of the Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA). This template is based on Appendix A of the DoD TRA Deskbook.
Technology Development Strategy (TDS)
Test &
Evaluation
Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) A template for the development of the Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP). The TEMP is included in the Acquisition Strategy.
DAG Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) The Defense Acquisition Guide (DAG) template for the development of the Test and Evaluation Master Plan. The TEMP is included in the Acquisition Strategy.

 

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