Program Protection Plan Outline and Guidance
DoD Guidance - Publish Date: 07/18/11
This document provides an outline, content and formatting guidance for the Program Protection
Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39. The outline structure and tables are
considered minimum content that may be tailored to meet individual program needs.
The guidance is based on the July 18, 2011, memo, "Document Streamlining -- Program Protection Plan," which can be found on the first page of the download. This memo is the latest DoD guidance on acquisition documentation streamlining and provides detailed information on the preparation of the PPP, one of the requirements for Clinger-Cohen Act certification for acquisition programs.