Accession Number : AD0771142

Title :   The Development of the US Army Long Range Continuing Balance System (CBS) General Functional Systems Requirement.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 72-Sep 73,

Corporate Author : GENERAL RESEARCH CORP MCLEAN VA OPERATIONS ANALYSIS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Ferrara,Thomas F. ; Souder,Paul S. , Jr. ; Bossenga,John R. ; Bowen,Brent

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 240

Abstract : The report documents a task undertaken for the US Army Materiel Command. The purpose of the task was to develop the system design concept for a permanent method for computing the Army's worldwide asset position and to document the design concept in the form of a General Functional System Requirement. This method, which employs transaction accounting to identify the causes of inventory changes, is referred to as the Long Range Continuing Balance System (CBS).

Descriptors :   *Army equipment, *Inventory control, Data management, Inventory analysis, Management information systems, Logistics, Logistics planning, Management planning and control, Economics

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE