Accession Number : AD0883695

Title :   Hardware Cost Growth.

Descriptive Note : Preliminary rept.,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH ANALYSIS CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Patterson, Michael L.

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : This study was undertaken to provide one of a series of reports containing guidebook material for life cycle cost analysis of weapon systems in the US Army Materiel Command. The report objective is to examine and resolve current policy, procedural, and technique inconsistencies that actuate and encourage 'growth' of hardware costs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY PROCUREMENT, COST EFFECTIVENESS), (*GUIDED MISSILES, COSTS), (*COSTS, PREDICTIONS), MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, MILITARY BUDGETS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE