It is integrating with the F-35 in the future and it was being subject to ongoing spiral development
to keep it relevant and refresh systems and hardware and software throughout its life cycle.
Military officials said the drone would be a spiral development
with the ability to survive in contested environments, but not immediately.
These qualities arise from four attributes in particular: spiral development
cycles, context-based stage definitions and activities, risk-based contingency models to drive decision making, and flexible criteria for Go/Kill decisions.
"The concept of block acceptance and spiral development
that is being followed in most leading countries of the world must be embraced after due deliberations and required changes", Antony added.
: Experience, Principles, and Refinements, Spiral Development
Work shop, Special Report CMU/SEI-2000-SR-008.
The notion of iterative development emerged in 1975, incremental development in 1976, evolutionary development in 1978, and spiral development
In addition to the DTMS update, new STPs and officer and civilian foundation standard manuals were created in a spiral development
process and published to match the DTMS database.
Major aspects of the changes in how goods are acquired include competition, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), enterprise-wide information technology (IT), rapid acquisition, spiral development
, and continuous improvement.
In parallel with the DARPA-sponsored spiral development
work in-theater, the Army program office developed an acquisition strategy to transition the program into a POR.
Alternatively, doctrine should "wait" for concept work to come to fruition via the winding road of spiral development
and field testing.
also helps to alleviate obsolescence concerns.