Accession Number : ADA192331

Title :   An Analysis of Acquisition Strategies for the Turkish Armed Forces.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Ozturk, Erdal

PDF Url : ADA192331

Report Date : Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 149

Abstract : This research was undertaken to perform analysis for alternative acquisition strategies for the Turkish Armed Forces. The main purposes were to determine advantages and disadvantages of each acquisition strategy and to find out the most promising acquisition strategy for the Turkish Armed Forces. Four acquisition strategies were discussed in the thesis with the emphasis on life cycle support. While each acquisition strategy has its own advantages and disadvantages, coproduction is shown to be the most promising acquisition strategy for Turkey. However, it is further shown that the advantages and disadvantages of each acquisition strategy strongly depends on the conditions of bidders' proposals and specialties of the system to be selected. Keywords: Theses, Coproduction, Licensing, Technical data package, Buyout.

Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION, *MILITARY PROCUREMENT, STRATEGY, THESES, TURKEY, INDUSTRIES, POLICIES, UNITED STATES, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, MILITARY ASSISTANCE, THESES

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE