Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/726

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108 STAT. 3360 PUBLIC LAW 103-355 —OCT. 13, 1994 17 or any aircraft derived from the C-17, shall be considered a commercial-derivative aircraft. (5) COMMERCIAL-DERIVATIVE ENGINE (CDE).— The commer- ' cial derivative engine program with respect to all contracts directly related to the acquisition of (A) commercial derivative engines (including spare engines and upgrades), logistics support equipment, technical orders, management data, and spare parts, and (B) commercially derived engines for use in supporting the purchase of commercial-derivative aircraft for use in airlift and tanker requirements (including engine replacement and upgrades) and the air vehicle component for airborne warning and control systems. For purposes of a potential complement or alternative to the C-17 program, any nondevelopmental airlift aircraft engine shall be considered a conmiercial-derivative engine. (b) PILOT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION. — (1) The text of section 833 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 10 USC 2430 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stat. 1716) is amended to read "<**«• as follows: "(a) MISSION-ORIENTED PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.—In the exercise of the authority provided in section 809 of the National Defense . Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (10 U.S.C. 2430 note), the Secretary of Defense should propose for one or more of the defense acquisition programs covered by the Defense Acquisition Pilot Program to utilize the concept of mission-oriented program management. "(b) POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.—In the case of each defense acquisition program covered by the Defense Acquisition Pilot Pro- . gram, the Secretary of Defense should prescribe policies and procedures for the interaction of the program manager and the com- . mander of the operational command (or a representative) responsible for the requirement for the equipment acquired, and for the interaction with the commanders of the unified and specified combatant commands. Such policies and procedures should include provisions for enabling the user commands to participate in acceptance testing.". (2) The text of section 837 of the National Defense Authorization 10 USC 2430 Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stat. 1718) "°*®- is amended to read as follows: "The Secretary of Defense shall take any additional actions that the Secretary considers necessary to waive regulations not required by statute that affect the efficiency of the contracting process within the Department of Defense. Such actions shall mclude, in the Secretary s discretion, developing methods to stream- Une the procurement process, streamlining the period for entering into contracts, and defining alternative techniques to reduce reH- ance on military specifications and standards, in contracts for the defense acquisition programs participating in the Defense Acquisition Pilot Program.". (3) The text of section 838 of the National Defense Authorization 10 USC 2430 Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stet. 1718) ^°*^' is amended to read as follows: "For at least one participating defense acquisition program for which a determination is made to make payments for work in progress under the authority of section 2307 of title 10, United States Code, the Secretary of Defense should define payment milestones on the basis of quantitative measures of results.".