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A detailed description of the acquisition program that is used to prepare the ICE, POE, CCE, CCP, and other cost estimates, as required. The CARD must be signed by the program executive officer and program manager. The CARD is initially prepared to support the first milestone review after the Materiel Development Decision or the first program decision requiring a cost estimate. The CARD must be prepared and submitted by the PMO in accordance with the guidance issued by DCAPE.