Accession Number : AD1029393


Title :   The Digital Thread as the Key Enabler


Descriptive Note : Journal Article


Corporate Author : DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV FT BELVOIR VA FT BELVOIR United States


Personal Author(s) : Bearden,Keith


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1029393.pdf


Report Date : 01 Nov 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : You are down in the trenches trying to deliver agile war-winning capabilities every day, regardless of your Service or affiliation. Your time is valuable and you constantly find your self facing more and more requirements on your time. The engineering community is seeking ways to reduce your workload while at the same time enabling you to do your job better, faster and cheaper. There is one initiative, the key enabler, to accomplish this goal-the digital thread. But lets set the stage first.


Descriptors :   air force , engineering , acquisition , life cycles , additive manufacturing , prototypes , technology transfer


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE