DoD Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A)
|Publication Date:||15 October 2018|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues Reference (a) according to the authority in Reference (b) and the guidance in Reference (c).
b. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the VV&A of models, simulations, distributed simulations, and their associated data.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Models and simulations and associated data developed, used, made available, or managed by the DoD Components, to include those used by non-DoD organizations to support DoD processes, products, or procedures.