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Full Operational Capability (FOC)

DAU GLOSSARY DEFINITION

In general, attained when all units and/or organizations in the force structure scheduled to receive a system have received it and have the ability to employ and maintain it. The specifics for any particular system FOC are defined in that system's Capability Development Document (CDD) and updated CDD.

Alternate Definition
In general, attained when all units and/or organizations in the force structure scheduled to receive a system 1) have received it and 2) have the ability to employ and maintain it. The specifics for any particular system's FOC are usually defined in the Intitial Capability Document (ICD) as timeframes, and defined as timeframe and numbers in the CDD.