JOINT CAPABILITIES INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (JCIDS)
|Publication Date:||23 January 2015|
a. This instruction is not intended to stand alone. Readers are encouraged to become familiar with the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) Charter, reference a, before reviewing this instruction or the JCIDS Manual, reference b.
b. In support of references a and c, this instruction establishes JCIDS as the process used by the JROC to fulfill its statutory responsibilities to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), including but not limited to identifying, assessing, validating, and prioritizing joint military capability requirements. This instruction provides a broad framework for the detailed JCIDS process activities described in reference b.
This instruction applies to the Joint Staff, Services, Combatant Commands (CCMDs), and other Department of Defense (DoD) Components.