Initial Operational Capability

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IOC = Initial Operating Capability

  • IOC is the year when a craft or vehicle initially becomes operational and begins mainstream manufacturing after the trial and prototype phases.
  • Please see the related AAB article: QREBS

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The IOC is part of the procurement cycle as a new vehicle, ship, or other item goes through initial research, proof of concept, prototyping, and eventually reaches operational status.

A related term is End of Service which is often abbreviated as EoS or nicknamed Sunsetting.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Similar terms exist amongst the many other sophont societies of Charted Space.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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