As such, the CNA provides the analysis foundation for all follow-on JCIDS
documentation work within TRADOC.
military Service in joint operations are considered joint weapons and require a joint weapons safety review in accordance with JCIDS
and under Joint Service Weapon and Laser System Safety Review processes.
Based on the requirements produced by JCIDS
, large program offices are charged with development of the system.
In its conception, JCIDS
was built as a deliberate planning tool to mitigate risk involved with capability gaps through both material and non-material solutions.
Testifying before the Senate in 2009 as a nominee for the position of vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Cartwright optimistically said of JCIDS
, "We've just completed a major update to the JCIDS
process and will continue to evaluate the need for further changes.
SOFCIDS is a streamlined version of the JCIDS
process, wholly owned by the SOCOM commander for SOF-particular acquisition.
For the past few years, the USACBRNS and joint program managers have, to some extent, successfully navigated the complex JCIDS
acquisition and other institutional processes.
The UV series, using JCIDS
, becomes a means for rapid process and materiel improvements.
This follow-on report focuses on (1) whether the JCIDS
process has achieved its objective to prioritize joint warfighting needs and (2) factors that have affected DOD's ability to effectively implement JCIDS
Unified View applies the JCIDS
analysis to the experimentation process.
is a system which is responsible for "identifying, assessing and prioritizing joint military capability needs as specified in title 10, United States Code, sections 153, 163, 167 and 181.
The new JCIDS
process is "top down" rather than "zero based" or "bottoms up.