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This section contains guidance, rationale, and lists of useful resources and tools related to each and every one of the requirements in NPR 7150.2C in Chapters 3, 4, and 5. You can use the table below to link to the full text of all requirements and to the guidance on each.

Topic 7.16 - Appendix C. Requirements Mapping and Compliance Matrix contains downloadable spreadsheets for each class of software based on NPR 7150.2C.

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SWEs In Numeric Order
SWEs In Numeric Order

titleChapter 3. Software Management Requirements

3.1 Software Life Cycle Planning

SWE-033 - Acquisition vs. Development
SWE-013 - Software Plans

SWE-024 - Plan Tracking 
SWE-034 - Acceptance Criteria
SWE-036 - Software Process Determination
SWE-037 - Software Milestones
SWE-039 - Software Supplier Insight
SWE-040 - Access to Software Products
SWE-042 - Source Code Electronic Access
SWE-139 - Shall Statements
SWE-121 - Document Tailored Requirements
SWE-125 - Requirements Compliance Matrix
SWE-027 - Use of Commercial, Government,
                   and Legacy Software

3.2 Software Cost Estimation

SWE-015 - Cost Estimation
SWE-151 - Cost Estimate Conditions
SWE-174 - Software Planning Parameters

3.3 Software Schedules

SWE-016 - Software Schedule
SWE-018 - Software Activities Review
SWE-046 - Supplier Software Schedule

3.4 Software Training

SWE-017 - Project and Software Training

3.5 Software Classification Assessments

SWE-020 - Software Classification 
SWE-176 - Software Records 

3.6 Software Assurance and Software
Independent Verification & Validation

SWE-022 - Software Assurance
SWE-141 - Software Independent Verification
                   and Validation
SWE-131 - Independent Verification and
                   Validation Project Execution Plan
SWE-178 - IV&V Artifacts
SWE-179 - IV&V Submitted Issues and Risks

3.7 Safety-Critical Software

SWE-205 - Determination of Safety-
                   Critical Software 
SWE-023 - Software Safety-Critical
SWE-134 - Safety Critical Software
                   Design Requirements

3.8 Automatic Generation of Software Source Code

SWE-146 - Auto-generated Source Code 
SWE-206 - Auto-Generation Software Inputs

3.9 Software Development Processes and Practices

SWE-032 - CMMI Levels for
                   Class A and B Software

3.10 Software Reuse

SWE-147 - Specify Reusability Requirements
SWE-148 - Contribute to Agency
                   Software Catalog

3.11 Software Cybersecurity

SWE-156 - Evaluate Systems for
                   Security Risks
SWE-154 - Identify Security Risks
SWE-157 - Protect Against
                   Unauthorized Access
SWE-158 - Evaluate Software for
                   Security Vulnerabilities
SWE-155 - Implement Risk Mitigations
SWE-159 - Verify and Validate Risk
SWE-207 - Secure Coding Practices
SWE-185 - Verification of Software Code
                   to Coding Standards

3.12 Software Bi-Directional Traceability

SWE-052 - Bidirectional Traceability 

titleChapter 4. Software Engineering Life Cycle Requirements

4.1 Software Requirements

SWE-050 - Software Requirements
SWE-051 - Software Requirements Analysis
SWE-184 - Software-related Constraints and
SWE-053 - Manage Requirements Changes
SWE-054 - Corrective Action for
SWE-055 - Requirements Validation

4.2 Software Architecture

SWE-057 - Software Architecture
SWE-143 - Software Architecture Review

4.3 Software Design

SWE-058 - Detailed Design

4.4 Software Implementation

SWE-060 - Coding Software
SWE-061 - Coding Standards
SWE-135 - Static Analysis
SWE-062 - Unit Test
SWE-186 - Unit Test Repeatability
SWE-063 - Release Version Description
SWE-136 - Software Tool Accreditation 

4.5 Software Testing

SWE-065 - Test Plan, Procedures, Reports
SWE-066 - Perform Testing
SWE-187 - Control of Software Items

SWE-068 - Evaluate Test Results
SWE-070 - Models, Simulations, Tools
SWE-071 - Update Test Plans and 
SWE-073 - Platform or Hi-Fidelity
SWE-189 - Code Coverage Measurements
SWE-190 - Verify Code Coverage
SWE-191 - Software Regression Testing
SWE-192 - Software Hazardous
SWE-193 - Acceptance Testing for Affected
SWE-211 - Testing Levels of Non-Custom
                  Developed Software

4.6 Software Operations, Maintenance,
and Retirement

SWE-075 - Plan Operations, Maintenance,

SWE-077 - Deliver Software Products 
SWE-194 - Delivery Requirements
SWE-195 - Software Maintenance Phase
SWE-196 - Software Retirement Archival

titleChapter 5. Supporting Software Life Cycle Requirements

5.1 Software Configuration Management (SCM)

SWE-079 - Develop CM Plan
SWE-080 - Track and Evaluate Changes
SWE-081 - Identify Software CM Items
SWE-082 - Authorizing Changes
SWE-083 - Status Accounting
SWE-084 - Configuration Audits
SWE-085 - Release Management
SWE-045 - Project Participation in Audits

5.2 Software Risk Management

SWE-086 - Continuous Risk Management 

5.3 Software Peer Reviews and Inspections

SWE-087 - Software Peer Reviews and
                   Inspections for Requirements,
                   Plans, Design, Code, and
                   Test Procedures

SWE-088 - Software Peer Reviews and
                   Inspections - Checklist 
                   Criteria and Tracking

SWE-089 - Software Peer Reviews and
                   Inspections -
                   Basic Measurements

5.4 Software Measurements

SWE-090 - Management and Technical

SWE-093 - Analysis of Measurement Data
SWE-094 - Reporting of Measurement
SWE-199 - Performance Measures
SWE-200 - Software Requirements
                  Volatility Metrics

5.5 Software Non-conformance or Defect Management

SWE-201 - Software Non-Conformances
SWE-202 - Software Severity Levels
SWE-203 - Mandatory Assessments for
SWE-204 - Process Assessments