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ACAT II programs are defined as those acquisition programs that do not meet the criteria for an ACAT I program, but do meet the criteria for a major system as defined in Section 2302d of Title 10, U.S.C. The dollar value as estimated by the DoD Component head would require an eventual total expenditure for research, development, and test and evaluation of more than $200 million in FY 2020 constant dollars, or for procurement of more than $920 million in FY 2020 constant dollars. The Component Acquisition Executive (CAE), or the individual designated by the CAE, will review ACAT II programs as the Milestone Decision Authority.