Capability
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Capability
Capability: means to accomplish a mission, function, or objective
Capability

In the context of the AEA framework, a capability satisfies a requirement, specifically an IT requirement. For example, an Army headquarters element has the requirement to know the location of all friendly and enemy units in its area of operations. Situational awareness is the capability that satisfies this requirement.

Capability

The ability to execute a specified course of action.

Capability

A measure of operational performance to quantify contribution to the warfight. Measure consists of an evaluation of range, lethality, and effectiveness.

Capability

The ability to execute a specified course of action. (A capability may or may not be accompanied by an intention.)

Capability

The ability to achieve a desired effect under specified standards and conditions through combinations of means and ways across the doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF) to perform a set of tasks to execute a specified course of action. It is defined by an operational user and expressed in broad operational terms in the format of an initial capabilities document or a joint DOTMLPF change recommendation. In the case of materiel proposals/documents, the definition will progressively evolve to DOTMLPF performance attributes identified in the capability development document and the capability production document.

Capability

The maximum load that a generating unit, generating station, or other electrical apparatus can carry under specified conditions for a given period of time without exceeding approved limits of temperature and stress.

Capability

The maximum load that a generating unit, generating station, or other electrical apparatus can carry under specified conditions for a given period of time without exceeding approved limits of temperature and stress.

Capability

The ability to do something with the capacity you have; the capacity to be used, treated, or developed for a specific purpose.

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Capability has been defined 13 different ways in documents like Risk Steering Committee DHS Risk Lexicon 2010 Edition, Army Knowledge Management and Information Technology, Warfighting Capabilities Determination, and 7 more.

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