REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR MISSION PARTNER ENVIRONMENT
|Publication Date:||17 September 2019|
a. Mission Partner Environment (MPE) capabilities enable the joint force to share information and exchange data with mission partners (MPs) through all phases of operations. Reference a states the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) serves as the focal point for joint coalition command and control and intelligence requirements and represents the Combatant Commands (CCMDs) to the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)), and the DoD MPE Executive Agent (MPE EA). The MPE EA coordinates with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the CJCS, and other DoD components as applicable in addressing validated coalition information sharing requirements.
b. This instruction establishes a process for managing CCMDs, Services, and Agencies (C/S/A), and the National Guard Bureau (NGB) MPE requirements, including requirements for Coalition Interoperability Assurance and Validation support. The process outlined in this instruction provides for the management of near-term warfighter requirements, while also ensuring a means for MPE capability alignment with approved Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) documentation.