The Acquisition Program Baseline (APB) is a key Input to Systems Engineering activities in Engineering and Manufacturing Development, because it _____.
|Defines the “trade space” between the program objectives and thresholds in which trade-offs among cost, schedule and performance goals can be made|
|Codifies the differences between the user and the program manager with regard to requirements and fielding strategies|
|Describes the contractor’s past performance|
|Establishes the repository for the documentation of the three technical baselines|
Becuase it defines the trade space between the program objectives and thresholda in which the trade-offs among cost, schedule and performance goals can be made.
It is a function of Acquisition Program Baseline which helps in performance, costs and scheduling trade offs.