Accession Number : AD0461172


Title :   WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (WSEIAC). TASK GROUP V. MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVENESS ASSURANCE MANAGEMENT).


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Ball,Leslie W ; Price,Weston H


Report Date : Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 165


Abstract : Volume II of the Task Group V Final Report presents summaries of many of the studies carried on by the task group during the six months of WSEIAC formal meetings and investigations. From these studies the concept and philosophy of a System Effectiveness Assurance Management System (SEAMS), the major policy issues, and recommendations presented in Volume I were developed. Air Force Management of system effectiveness activities is assessed through surveys of some of the principal offices and commands. Industry capability for response to these new requirements is measured. A review of activities and discipline requirements essential to effectiveness assurance management in the contex of the AF 375 series documents is provided. Finally, a series of studies and discussions of pertinent elements of system efectiveness is furnished, including a data central proposal, the effect of incentives, and appendixes on specification management, parts research and program management elements of the concept and definition phases of system development. (Author)


Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING , WEAPON SYSTEMS , AIR FORCE , MEASUREMENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE