To implement the policies and responsibilities of reference (b):
5.1. The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration/DoD Chief Information Officer
(ASD(NII)/DoD CIO) shall:
5.1.1. Maintain this Instruction, in coordination with the other DoD Components, to codify responsibilities and procedures necessary to ensure interoperability and supportability of IT and NSS throughout the Department of Defense.
5.1.2. Provide policy, guidance, and oversight, in coordination with the DoD Components, to ensure that IT and NSS are interoperable and supportable with other relevant IT and NSS, internal and external to the Department of Defense.
5.1.3. Ensure the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Global Information Grid (GIG) Architecture per DoD Directive 8100.1 (reference (c)), as the sound and integrated Information Technology Architecture required by Subtitle III of title 40, U.S.C. (formerly Division E of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996), as amended (reference (d)).
5.1.4. Ensure, in coordination with the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)), the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), and the other DoD Components, that integrated architectures are defined, developed, integrated, coordinated, validated synchronized, and implemented. Establish format and content requirements for integrated architectures in the DoD Architecture Framework (reference (e)). Development of integrated architectures shall be consistent with the products required by reference (e).
5.1.5. Establish processes, in coordination with the USD(AT&L), the Director Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E), the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Commander, USJFCOM , and the other DoD Components, to review and verify that the NR-KPP is adequately defined, and that IT and NSS interoperability and supportability test objectives are consistent with assessing the NR-KPP.
5.1.6. Establish responsibilities and procedures, in coordination with the USD(AT&L), the DOT&E, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Commander, USJFCOM, and the other DoD Components, to ensure early interoperability assessment, verification, and evaluation of the NR-KPP, and reassessment and re-evaluation, as required, throughout a system's life. The ASD(NII)/DoD CIO, in coordination with the DoD Components, shall also ensure that user-defined, capability-focused, effects-based performance measures are established for interoperability verification of the NR-KPP.
5.1.7. Establish, in coordination with the USD(AT&L), the DOT&E, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Commander, USJFCOM, process, procedures, format, and content guidance for developing and submitting Acquisition Category (ACAT) and non-ACAT Information Support Plans (ISPs).
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