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SE Policy and Guidance

SE Policy and Guidance 

Systems Engineering (SE) policy and guidance provide the framework to guide the technical planning and execution of a program across the acquisition life cycle.  SE policy and guidance are intended to minimize the burden and cost on programs while maintaining technical integrity through the planning and execution of SE activities across the acquisition life cycle. PMs, Systems Engineers, and Lead Software Engineers should know and understand the statutory and regulatory SE mandates. Table 11 of the Systems Engineering Guidebook identifies top-level SE-related policy.  Additional SE policy and guidance is available on the Engineering References for Program Offices website. This sub-topical area contains information on SE Policy and Guidance in DoD acquisitions.