PERFORMANCE COMPARISON (TOTAL FUNDING)
This chart will be used during the Progressing Phase to show the PAST, CURRENT and PROJECTED
cumulative funding status of a particular item. The charts normally will be updated monthly. Separate
appropriations such as OPN, O&MN, and RDT&E, less fleet apportionments, may be combined for
TOTAL FUNDING profile purposes. The following titles and definitions apply:
AVAILABLE - Total funds that have been applied to date to the item including the current year
REQUIRED - Total finds needed to carry out the approved program.
BUDGET - Total funds that will have been made available through the next fiscal year, inclusive of
that years budget amount as known when updated each period.
FYDP - The additional funds provided in the Five Year Defense Plan or its concomitant documents.
DEFICIENCY - The difference, if any, between the REQUIRED funds and those already available,
budgeted, and approved in the FYDP procedure.
ACTUAL OBLIGATIONS - Total actual recorded obligations as they occur from month to month.
OBLIGATION PLAN - The equipment managers plan at the beginning of the execution fiscal year
to award contracts and/or otherwise obligate available funds.
The form being used is available at SYSCOM Management Information Center (MIC).
Figure 7-7B.-Equipment improvement program, performance comparison (actual vs. objectives) (instructions for using chart).
major milestone plan was submitted, the SYSCOM or
In addition to the progress report formats
PM may elect to submit a composite of those, or update
mentioned earlier, the DEM briefs the DPD informally.
The DPD sets the frequency of the briefings depending
4. Equipment improvement program funding (see
upon progress and upon the activity and complexity of
fig. 7-7, views A and B): These figures are initially
the improvement program. They will start off meetings
submitted at the first quarterly progress report, and
monthly, until the DPD decides more or fewer meetings
updated quarterly thereafter.
arc needed. During the briefing, the DEM reports any