(Hardware or Software Item) Life Cycle

(1) An ordered collection of processes determined by an organization to be sufficient and adequate to produce a software product.
(2) The period of time that begins with the decision to produce or modify a software/hardware product and ends when the product is retired from service.

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For a complete glossary of DO-254 or DO-178C terminology,  refer to the appropriate document, which can be purchased at www.rtca.org.