MIL-HDBK-61A: CM Guidance for Integration of High Intensity COTS Products
This section relates the significant configuration management factors to consider in the acquisition and use of COTS throughout the program life cycle.. It reflects some experience and lessons learned from past programs that were COTS and NDI intensive, i.e., they were primarily an integration of "commercial-off-the-shelf" and military components that were suitable without further development. It describes unique factors to be taken into account from a configuration management point of view and provides some activity guides to use as assistance in making appropriate decisions.
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