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Defense acquisition

Defense acquisition

U.S.-German examinations of the MLRS terminal guidance warhead program : report to Congressional Committees

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- Weapons systems,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Procurement,
  • Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Guidance systems

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S.-German examinations of the MLRS terminal guidance warhead program
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationi, 34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14688047M

    All course information and the ability to register for them resides on this website whether for classes conducted at our WPAFB campus, our NCR campus, or other location where we send our teams. The use of Defense acquisition book statistical methods for decision making. Part three discusses analysis and control tools that provide balance to the process. The Navy benefited the most during the first two years of the defense contracting rebound, hitting historic levels for this century as a share of total defense contract obligations, but returned to more standard levels in FYexperiencing a 3 percent decline in contract spending from FY Chapter 1 establishes the basic concept and introduces terms that will be used throughout the book.

    We thank you for your support in that process, which will be even more important in the future as we address the Security Cooperation Workforce SCW competencies going forward. All rights reserved. To create this environment, DoD Defense acquisition book institute multiservice operational test and evaluation standards similar to those contained in ISO see Appendix D. As shown in Figure 5, the base and all options total potential value of OTA agreements signed in the last few years is increasing at a faster pace than actual OTA obligations. Since it is well recognized in DoD that the implied objective of operational test in DoD acquisition to provide statistical certification of whether a system is operationally effective and suitable is generally unrealistic, some more specific alternative objective is implicit.

    Thus, part of the impetus for change lies in understanding why there could be resistance. The panel has focused its deliberations around the question: How should operational testing and evaluation work to fully Defense acquisition book potential gains in efficiency and effectiveness through the improved use of statistical methods? All sources of data and information should be archived and clearly documented and the process made consistent across the military services so that development teams are able to identify and learn from all relevant studies and findings. Since FYthe total number of prime vendors doing business with DoD has fallen 15 percent, while the number of new prime vendors has declined 16 percent. Once again, pick two, or so it seems. All these processes have random variations that underlay outcomes; Understanding and reducing these variations is a key to success; and Effective decisions must be based on accurate and agreed-upon data.


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The resulting continuous improvement leads to identification and root-cause analysis of systemic problems and suggests corrective action.

Glossary Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms

Therefore, examining these options, and what current programs have employed these options, will provide the best opportunity to streamline the acquisition process Defense acquisition book avoid contract inertia. CSIS does not take specific policy positions. Learning objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter and study questions are provided at the end of each chapter.

An environment of more systematic data collection, archival, and documentation. Finally, DLA and MDA contract obligations increased 26 percent and 51 percent, respectively, in FYas these components of contract spending totaled near-historic levels for this century.

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These data form a valuable source of information used for improvement Defense acquisition book development of new Defense acquisition book or services. Correspondingly, there are internal e. Given the importance DoD has placed on attracting new entrants, particularly non-traditional defense companies, these trends are worrisome.

The manner in which operational test results are used in practice suggests that the most valuable functions of operational testing are to identify deficiencies in the performance of a system, to Defense acquisition book the conditions under which deficiencies are likely to occur, and to isolate and remove the causes of such deficiencies.

We do not presume to offer a blueprint for such a process. It consists Defense acquisition book an overall philosophy as well as methods for leading and managing an organization efficiently and effectively in order to meet the customers' needs.

Part four discusses issues integral to the conduct of a systems engineering effort, from planning to consideration of broader management issues.

Chapter 1 establishes the basic concept and introduces terms that will be used throughout the book. The concepts of inspection and cost structures have been replaced by concentration on "quality by design" and reorganizing in order to make it right the first time, philosophies that emphasize that quality should be built into the product at the design stage.

The panel believes that some of the lessons learned in industry are indeed applicable to defense acquisition. In many systems developmental and support areas, DoD's prime contractors, subcontractors, and support contractors will become the sources for much of the data needed to design test and evaluation programs.

He notes that the organizational culture present within the Department of Defense acquisition community has established barriers to reform efforts and this is the first task to be overcome. To create this environment, DoD could institute multiservice operational test and evaluation standards similar to those contained in ISO see Appendix D.

When a new system or an improvement to an existing system is under development, responsibility is assigned to a single service, even though the system may be useful to other services. Information in the book is from various sources, but a good portion is taken from lecture material developed for the two Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering courses offered by the Defense Acquisition University.

It has made a dramatic change in terms of getting faculty qualified and on the platform more quickly. Finally, many military systems, especially ACAT I systems, and their associated tests are much more complicated and costly than for non-military systems.

So in examining industrial practice for developing new products, one must be cautious about transferring lessons learned to the unique situation of defense acquisition. What are the specific sources of any increases or declines in contract obligations within the major DoD components?

As opposed to the War on Terror, direct war with a peer-state adversary would require a revamped acquisition process.Feb 01,  · Defense Acquisition Reform, An Elusive Goal is a breathless survey of an important, but often mind-numbing subject.

It is perennial in so many ways.

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It is perennial in so many ways. For example, recently president-elect Trump called for the cancellation of the F fighter program, a weapon system that has had its share of troubles. Access Concept Card provides basic course information Access Schedule provides the Defense acquisition book on specific offerings.

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It provides current (nominal) and constant (real) dollar historical data for the Department, as well as selected data on all National Defense.