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Intelligence Life-Cycle Mission Data Plan

Intelligence (Life Cycle Mission Data Plan) 

Intelligence Mission Data (IMD) provides essential data for building system models, developing algorithms, optimizing sensor design, system testing and evaluation, and validating sensor functionality in weapons systems dependent on intelligence data. Programs should ensure IMD is considered, identified, and applied throughout the life cycle of IMD-dependent programs.  In collaboration with the intelligence community and the operational sponsor(s), the PM, with support from the Systems Engineer and Chief Developmental Tester, is responsible for planning, identifying, documenting, communicating, and programming for life cycle IMD support (see DoDD 5250.01). For more information on Intelligence as a design consideration, see the Systems Engineering Guidebook, Section 5.11.