DoD Open Systems Architecture

DoD Open Systems Architecture Open Systems Architecture (OSA) is being implemented across the DoD. OSA uses existing technology to produce modular, interoperable systems with open design practices that can be easily upgraded and thereby reduce costs.

OSA often requires that the DoD possess Data Rights, which are necessary to control costs and maintain flexibility in the acquisition and sustainment of weapon systems.

12/22/2011

Happy Holidays from the DoD OSA Data Rights Team! It's been an amazing year for us, and we'd like to wish you a happy and healthy holiday season, and a joyous New Year!

12/15/2011
DoD Open Systems Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers

Today is an exciting day! We have just released the 2011 Draft DoD Open System Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers. Find out more information and download your copy on our website: https://acc.dau.mil/OSAGuidebook

Purpose: The Department of Defense (DoD) Open System Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers (Guidebook) is to be used by Program Managers (PMs) who are incorporating Open System Architecture (OSA) principles into National Security System (NSS) acquisition programs as defined by 40 U.S....

Picture of the week! December 4, 2011 - December 10, 2011(photo courtesy of DoD)
12/15/2011

Picture of the week!
December 4, 2011 - December 10, 2011
(photo courtesy of DoD)

Picture of the week! November 27, 2011 - December 3, 2011(DoD photo)
12/01/2011

Picture of the week!
November 27, 2011 - December 3, 2011
(DoD photo)

Picture of the week! November 20, 2011 - November 26, 2011(DoD photo)
11/22/2011

Picture of the week!
November 20, 2011 - November 26, 2011
(DoD photo)

100331-N-8959T-308Members of a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment and a visit, board, search and seizure team h...
11/11/2011

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Members of a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment and a visit, board, search and seizure team head back to the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) after disabling a suspected pirate skiff in the Indian Ocean March 31, 2010. Farragut is deployed as part of Combined Task Force 151, a multinational task force established to conduct anti-piracy operations in and around the Gulf of Aden. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Cassandra Thompson, U.S. Navy/Released)

November 11, 2011
11/11/2011

November 11, 2011

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