Accession Number : AD0679985

Title :   MODIFICATIONS TO INDIVIDUAL WEAPON SYSTEM COMPUTER COST MODEL,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Boren,H. E. , Jr

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : Description of significant modifications in the Individual Weapon System Computer Cost Model and a listing of the updated FORTRAN-IV program, including a summary of the new variables are given. Changes were made in five general areas: (1) attrition aircraft (calculations are now based on the discovery that attrition losses can be related exponentially to cumulative flying hours); (2) maintenance personnel (now, directly scaled with changes in postulated flying hour programs); (3) training costs; (4) spares and AGE costs (now calculated as percentages of the initial aircraft procurement less attrition); (5) output operations (changes here include zeroing out data erroneously retained from a previous run, an option for bypassing DUMP printout, an option for summing outputs of a series of runs, and significant reduction of core space required to read in data). (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEAPON SYSTEMS, COSTS), (*COSTS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), AIRCRAFT, ATTRITION, MAINTENANCE, PERSONNEL, OPERATION, TRAINING, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AIRBORNE, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, SUBROUTINES

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE