Accession Number : ADA207533

Title :   DSMC (Defense Systems Management College) CALS (Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support) Briefing: Program Manager Course.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : EVALUATION RESEARCH CORP ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA207533

Report Date : Nov 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 91

Abstract : This material contains vugraphs and suggested narrative for a one hour module on the Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support (CALS) initiative for the Program Management Course (PMC) at the Defense Systems Management College at Ft. Belvoir, VA. It is designed to give an understanding of the nature and scope of the DoD CALS initiative; its application to weapon programs; and the benefits expected from CALS. The outline is what is CALS?; why CALS?; where are we going?; how and when will we get there? major system/ equipment implementation; technical aspects; issues; and summary. Most of the material was derived from the 1988 OSD; CALS Report to the Appropriation Committee for the House of Representatives and drafts of the CALS Program Implementation Guide (HDBK-59). The material in the PMC is also contained in the DSMC CALS briefing for the Management of Acquisition Logistics Course.

Descriptors :   *DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, *ACQUISITION, *COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, WEAPONS

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE