Accession Number : AD0711115

Title :   THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A PROCEDURE FOR ESTIMATING THE ECONOMIC LIFE OF WEAPONS SYSTEMS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ECONOMIC SCIENCES CORP INC WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Eastman,Samuel Ewer ; Scheirer,William K.

Report Date : 17 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The objective of the study is to develop and apply a procedure for estimating the economic life of any weapon system. Two procedures are suggested. One follows the depreciation Guidelines of the US Treasury, one is based on an economic model, cost minimization (with replacement). Of the two, only the latter is fully developed and applied using existing Army data in the report.

Descriptors :   (*WEAPON SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), MODELS(SIMULATIONS), COSTS, MAINTENANCE, LOGISTICS

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE