Accession Number : AD0783007

Title :   Electronics-X: A Study of Military Electronics with Particular Reference to Cost and Reliability. Volume 1: Executive Conspectus.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Feb-Oct 73,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s) : Gates,Howard P. , Jr. ; Gourary,Barry S. ; Deitchman,Seymour J. ; Rowan,Thomas C. ; Weimer,C. David

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 86

Abstract : The report identifies the current DOD and industrial policies, procedures, and practices in development, production, and operational support that most significantly influence the cost and reliability of military electronics, and it recommends changes to reduce and control cost and to improve reliability The report concentrates on five major, high-impact areas: (1) data collection and feedback, (2) requirements, (3) competition and management options, (4) reliability enhancement, and (5) maintenance training. Numerous other areas are discussed and detailed recommendations are made in each. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ELECTRONICS, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, COSTS, REDUCTION, COST ANALYSIS, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE