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Capability Manager—Responsible for raising, training and sustaining capabilities as directed by the Secretary and Chief of the Defence Force.

Capability Program Architecture— A framework that aligns accountabilities and resourcing, and provides links between decisions and strategic guidance.

Domain Lead—A Capability Manager who is responsible to the Joint Force Authority, and manages prioritisation proposals for capital investment and sustainment decisions and any variations to budgets within that Domain agreed as part of the formal Investment Committee budget process.

Force-in-Being—The current disposition of the Australian Defence Force, including all elements of the fundamental inputs to capability, as well as force structure and posture.

Objective Force—The Force-in-Being along with the Planned Force out to 10 years, as set out in the Integrated Investment Program.