Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC)

Assists the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) in identifying, assessing, and validating joint military requirements to meet the National Military Strategy (NMS), and in identifying the core mission area associated with each requirement; ensuring consideration of trade-offs among cost, schedule, and performance objectives for joint military requirements; in establishing and assigning priority levels for joint military requirements; in reviewing the estimated level of resources required in fulfilling each joint military requirement and in ensuring resource levels are consistent with the level of priority assigned to such requirement; and in establishing an objective for the overall period within which an initial operational capability should be delivered to meet each joint military requirement. The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (VCJCS) is the Chairman of the JROC. Other JROC members are officers in the grade of general or admiral from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. The JROC oversees the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), and validates JCIDS documents for JROC Interest programs. For these programs, the JROC also validates the Key Performance Parameters (KPPs) and Sustainment Key System Attributes (KSAs) included in the Capability Development Document (CDD), the Capability Production Document (CPD), and the Acquisition Program Baseline (APB), and supports Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) reviews.

Source: CJCSI 5123.01F