106 STAT. 2336 PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 (c) FISCAL YEAR 1994 LIMITATION.—None of the funds appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1994 uiat are made available for the C-17 aircraft program (other than funds for advance procurement) may be obligated before— (1) the Secretary of the Air Force— (A) convenes the Scientific Advisory Board to determine the technical feasibility of carrying out a service life extension program for the C-141 aircraft fleet and to review programmed depot maintenance policies and practices for the C-141 aircraft fleet; and (B) acts to limit the retirement of any operationally capable C-141 aircraft until a decision is made concerning a service life extension for the C-141 fleet; (2) the Secretary of Defense convenes a special Defense Acquisition Board to review the C-17 aircraft program; Reports. (3) the special Defense Acquisition Board submits to the Secretary of Defense a report on the C-17 aircraft program, including the matters described in subsection (d); and Reports. (4) the Secretary of Defense submits the report of that board, including the material referred to in subsection (d), to the congressional defense committees. (d) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED IN REVIEW. — The review (referred to in subsection (c)(2)) that is conducted by the special Defense Acquisition Board shall include— (1) an assessment by the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) of the adequacy of the requirements for the C-17 aircraft; (2) an analysis by a federally funded research and development center of the cost and operational effectiveness of the 0-17 aircraft program taking into consideration complementary mixes of other aircraft; and (3) an affordability assessment of the program, performed by the Cost Analysis Improvement Group in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Analysis and Evaluation. (e) PROHIBITION RELATING TO PRODUCTION CAPABILITY. -None of the funds provided under subsection (a) for the C-17 aircraft program may be used to increase the current rate at which the contractor could produce C-17 aircraft. (f) INITIATIVE ON COST, PERFORMANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. — (1) The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, shall establish an initiative to maintain control over costs, contractor performance, and management performance within the C!-17 aircraft program. (2) The initiative shall include the following elements: (A) The establishment of a management plan which provides for the decisions to commit to speofied levels of production to be linked to progress in meeting specified program milestones, including testing milestones of such critical performance elements as— (i) maximum range and maximum payload performance; (ii) short airfield performance; (iii) ground mobility in restricted airfield conditions; (iv) low altitude parachute extraction capability; (v) air drop capability; and (vi) sustainable utilization rate performance.
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