Middle Tier of Acquisition (MTA)

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Middle Tier of Acquisition (MTA) Completion

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MTA program completion date: For rapid fielding programs, the date of an outcome determination ADM stating that the minimum fielding plan criteria approved by the DA, have been met.

DODI 5000.80

The Signed Outcome Determination ADM formally ends the MTA program, and the following activities must also be completed:

Submit final documentation
Finish Transition (or Termination) of System(s)

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