Accession Number : ADA188869

Title :   An Analysis of the Acquisition of the Penguin Missile.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Hough, David E

PDF Url : ADA188869

Report Date : Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Program Managers within the Department of Defense are under increasing pressure to conform to Congressional mandates and Department of Defense Directives to ensure standardization of weapons with the NATO allies. There are many unique problems to be considered prior to making a decision. This thesis will review the Penguin Missile acquisition, the problems encountered and how they were handled and the alternatives available to the PRogram Manager to handle these problems. Keywords: Penguin solid propellant missiles, Surface to surface missiles, Anti ship missiles.

Descriptors :   *ANTISHIP MISSILES, *MILITARY PROCUREMENT, ACQUISITION, ANTISHIP AMMUNITION, GUIDED MISSILES, NATO, STANDARDIZATION, WEAPONS, THESES, AIR TO SURFACE MISSILES, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Subject Categories : Air- and Space-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE