Accession Number : ADA111844

Title :   Guidelines for Assessing Whether Human Factors Were Considered in the Weapon Systems Acquisition Process.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL PERSONNEL AND COMPENSATION DIV

PDF Url : ADA111844

Report Date : 08 Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Human factors should be an important consideration in the weapon systems acquisition process to assure that weapon systems can be operated and maintained by the people who must use them. GAO suggests general guidelines to use in determining the extent to which human factors were considered in this process. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MILITARY PROCUREMENT, *WEAPON SYSTEMS, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ACQUISITION, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), SKILLS, MAINTENANCE, WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE