Financial Management

Financial Management

Compliance with Information Enterprise

To comply with the DoD Information Enterprise requirements for an acquisition program throughout its life-cycle, a Program Manager (PM) should: [1] Meet the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) requirements in producing architectural views. Meet the DODAF Meta-model (DM2) Physical Exchange Specification (PES) requirements for sharing/reusing architecture data. Meet the DoD Information Technology (IT) Standards Registry (DISR) …

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Types of Funds

Appropriated funds are divided into two (2) basic types; (1) investment funds and (2) expense funds. The defining of an acquisition as either investment or expense, or even a combination of the two, is not always simple. Generally, however, the following definitions apply. [1] Investment: Includes the cost of real property and capital assets which …

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Research & Development Appropriation

Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) Appropriations (Appropriations Categories) finances expense and investment costs necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test, and evaluation including maintenance, rehabilitation, lease of operation of facilities and equipment. RDT&E appropriations are used to finance the following efforts: See Research & Development Costs Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Efforts, …

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Research and Development Cost

Research & Development (R&D) Cost consists of development costs (both contractor and Government) incurred from the beginning of the Materiel Solution Analysis (MSA) Phase, Technology Development (TD) Phase, and through the end of the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) Phase. Typically costs include: [1] Advanced technology development Assembly Common support equipment Development Engineering Change Orders …

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Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR)

The Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) is a method for transferring funds from one military organization to another to procure services, supplies, or equipment for the requiring service. A MIPR is processed on DD Form 448 and may be accepted on a direct citation or reimbursable basis and is defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation …

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Manpower Estimates

Manpower estimates serve as the authoritative source for out-year projections of active-duty and reserve end-strength, civilian full-time equivalents, and contractor support work-years. The estimate is prepared by the program manager and approved by the DoD Component manpower authority (for the military departments, normally the Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs). They’re due prior to …

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Operation & Maintenance Appropriations

Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Appropriations funds the cost of operating and maintaining equipment at a state of readiness. It covers expenses such as civilian salaries, travel, minor construction projects, operating military forces, training and education, depot maintenance, stock funds, and base operations support. See Appropriations Categories Operation & Maintenance (O&M) appropriations are used to finance …

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