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  • AF Policy Directive 90-9: Operational Risk Management, 1 April 2000
  • AFI 90-901: Operational Risk Management, 1 April 2000
  • AFMC Instruction 90-902: Operational Risk Management, Dec 2007

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    The risk that a program will not meet its acquisition strategy cost objectives established by the acquisition authority.


    • Were realistic cost objectives established early?

    • Does the funding profile match the acquisition strategy?

    • Is the funding profile stable from budget cycle to budget cycle?

    • To Reduce Total Ownership Cost (RTOC):
      • Was the system baselined before contract award?
      • Was sustainment planning done up front?
      • Are cost and manpower savings projections tracked to plan?
      • Are cost and manpower savings projections realized?

    • Are cost-performance tradeoffs being done, especially for marginal performance capability improvements?

    • What are the redesign costs of:
      • Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs)?
      • Modifications once system is deployed?

    • Are support requirements being costed early?

    • Does the system rely significantly on software?

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