JOINT CAPABILITIES INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM
|Publication Date:||1 March 2009|
Puroose. The purpose of this instruction is to establish the policies for the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS). The procedures established in the JCIDS support the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) in identifying and assessing joint military capability needs as specified in reference a. Specific procedures for the operation of the JCIDS and for the development and staffing of JCIDS documents can be found in reference b.
Applicability. In accordance with references c and d, this instruction applies to the Joint Staff, Military Departments, Military Services, combatant commands, Defense agencies, the National Guard Bureau, Defense field activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense. This instruction also applies to other agencies preparing and submitting JCIDS documents in accordance with references c and d. This instruction applies to all unclassified, collateral, compartmented, and special access programs.