The requirements are documented in the Combat Air Forces Short Method to Acquire Ready or Replacement Technologies Operational Requirements Document CAF 304-96-IIIA for Commercial Imagery Exploitation Systems, 23 July 1998; the Joint Services Imagery Processing Systems Program Management Directive 2379(1)PE#0305154D, dated 10 April 1995; mission need statements AESPACECOM MNS (003-92) for Multi-spectral Imagery (MSI) (S/NE), 12 February 1992; and JROCM
MNS 070-91, Remote Earth Sensing (5), 22 November 1991.
In 2011 HTS developed a concept of operations (CONOP) to address the validated sociocultural capability gaps identified in the Joint Staff FY 2012-2016 Capability Gap Assessment Results and Recommendations for Mitigating Capability Gaps Memorandum, JROCM
096-10, dated 9 June 10.
On August 17, 2006, Joint Requirements Oversight Council Memorandum (JROCM) 161-06 (Giambastiani, 2006) approved the Key Performance Parameters (KPP) Study recommendations and endorsed the implementation of a mandated Materiel Availability (Am) KPP.
Key performance parameter study recommendations and implementation (JROCM 161-06).
Armed with the direction from the Joint Staff and feedback from the warfighter, it was now incumbent upon both Services' headquarters staff to provide direction to their respective Service on how best to meet the intent of JROCM