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full rate production decision reviews

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Milestone Decision Authority (MDA) review to assess the results of Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) and initial manufacturing and deployment to determine whether or not to approve proceeding to Full-Rate Production or Full Deployment. Continuing into Full-Rate Production or Full Deployment requires demonstrated control of the manufacturing process, acceptable performance and reliability, and the establishment of adequate sustainment and support.