Accession Number : ADA207534

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

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : EVALUATION RESEARCH CORP ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA207534

Report Date : Dec 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 146

Abstract : This material contains vugraphs and suggested narrative for a two hour module on the Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support (CALS) initiative for the Management of Acquisition Logistics Course (MALC) at the Defense Systems Management College at Ft. Belvoir. 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 (MIL-HDBK-59). The material in the MALC contains the material in the DSMC CALS Briefing, Program Managers Course plus additional material on benefits and MIL-HDBK-59. Keywords: Logistic support analysis record. (sdw)

Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION, *COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, *LOGISTICS SUPPORT, *MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, BENEFITS, MATERIALS, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION, WEAPONS, AIR FORCE PROCUREMENT, COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE