Mission (glossary)

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The mission of a system is the top-level function of the system; the one that synthesizes all transformation of all inputs and solicitations into outputs and reactions. (Created for SEBoK)

Source

This definition was developed for the SEBoK.

Discussion

For a full discussion of the role and importance of a clear understanding of mission needs in systems engineering see the Business or Mission Analysis article.

SEBoK v. 1.9.1, released 16 October 2018