Accession Number : ADA139845

Title :   Now --- An Initial Approach to Collection of Major Materiel Systems Actual Costs,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC DIRECTORATE OF COST ANALYSIS

Personal Author(s) : Philips,D ; Carson,M

PDF Url : ADA139845

Report Date : Oct 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This paper presents an approach that in the foreseeable future could provide a significant percentage of major Army systems' life cycle actual (historical) costs. Also presented are procedures that could be implemented now to collect/derive a significant portion of those costs. This approach was tested on three Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) systems. The test procedures and results are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Management planning and control, *Planning programming budgeting, *Cost analysis, *Weapon systems, *Army equipment, Army procurement, Acquisition, Materiel, Life cycle costs, Finance, Accounting, Cost estimates, Economic analysis

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE