Accession Number : ADA130418

Title :   Department of Defense Annual Cost Analysis Symposium (17th) Held at Arlington, Virginia on 12-15 September 1982.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.


PDF Url : ADA130418

Report Date : Sep 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 477

Abstract : Contents: A Case History of the Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Proposed Uniform Federal Procurement System; Analytical Approaches that Result in Cost Estimating Error Treatment of Cost Estimating Uncertainty: A Reason for Cost Growth; Army Cost Research Program; Competition in Automotive Commodities: Implications for Competitive and Non-Competitive Acquisition Strategies; Cost Control; Data Base for Aircraft Operating and Support Costs; Design to Cost Under Changing Program Conditions; Experience Curves on Five Army Programs; Learning Curves: A Review; Methods and Problems in Measuring Price Level Changes; NASA's REDSTAR (Resource Data Storage and Retrieval) Data Base System; Nunn Amendment; Price Competition Between Major Weapon System Contractors; Production Rate Adjustment Factors (PRAF) Cost Model; Program Management Control System (PMCS); Reduce DOD Directives; Sole Source and Competitive Price Trends in Spare Parts Acquisition; The Advanced Scout Helicopter (ASH) Estimating; The Regression Line is Always Linear Or Is It?; Time Series Analysis; and Visibility and Management of Operating and Support Costs - A Practical Approach to O/S Costing.

Descriptors :   *Logistics support, *Cost analysis, Government procurement, Military equipment, Military supplies, Industries, Contract administration, Weapon systems, Spare parts, Production, Cost estimates, Cost models, Manufacturing, Price index, Data bases, Data storage systems, Information retrieval, Management information systems, Planning programming budgeting, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE