LST is proud to continue hosting the monthly FAA Systems Engineering (SE) Forum at our Capital Gallery offices. The recent topic was “An IP&A Look at the Link Between Requirements and Cost Estimating: An Overview of Estimating Methodologies and their Data Requirements”. Josh Pepper, Lifecycle Cost Estimating Division Manager (AFI-200), Investment Planning and Analysis (AFI) presented methodologies and best practices for conducting cost estimation for Acquisition Management System (AMS) milestones. He addressed the critical role that requirements play in providing the foundation for cost estimation.