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NEWS | July 14, 2022

JTNC release OSA Procurement Requirements Guide for Tactical Waveforms


The JTNC published an updated Open Systems Architecture Procurement Requirements Guide for Waveforms & Tactical Radios (version 1.0.1) 13-July to the JCM Standards Library. This document provides guidance based on Open Systems Architecture (OSA) principles that DoD Program Managers (PMs) may elect to utilize per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.85, and DoD Open Systems Architecture Contract Guidebook for Program Managers Version 1.1 for Waveform and Tactical Radio Non-Developmental Item (NDI) procurements and Program of Record (POR) acquisitions. The intent of this document is to further the adoption of the Software Communications Architecture (SCA) and Application Program Interfaces (APIs) by the DoD and industry.

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