Original Post Date: Monday, August 8, 2011 

PRICE Systems is involved with the formulation of the total Life Cycle/Whole Life of systems of systems and is asking the question, "Is the META 'V' on the right track?"

INCOSE is considering the total life of the system, the traditional Development Engineering V must be expanded to account for the life of the system beyond Initial Operational Capability.  In this writer's opinion, we have to extend the development V to account for this with this Meta-V concept.  The Affordability Working Group recognizes that IOC is:

 The initial release of both the Primary and Enabling system; and the initial release of a successful system continues to evolve to meet environmental changes. Further, monitoring and feedback are integral parts of the evolutionary process.

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