Accession Number : ADA130418

Title :   Department of Defense Annual Cost Analysis Symposium (17th) Held at Arlington, Virginia on 12-15 September 1982.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.


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Report Date : Sep 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 477

Abstract : Contents: A Case History of the Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Proposed Uniform Federal Procurement System; Analytical Approaches that Result in Cost Estimating Error Treatment of Cost Estimating Uncertainty: A Reason for Cost Growth; Army Cost Research Program; Competition in Automotive Commodities: Implications for Competitive and Non-Competitive Acquisition Strategies; Cost Control; Data Base for Aircraft Operating and Support Costs; Design to Cost Under Changing Program Conditions; Experience Curves on Five Army Programs; Learning Curves: A Review; Methods and Problems in Measuring Price Level Changes; NASA's REDSTAR (Resource Data Storage and Retrieval) Data Base System; Nunn Amendment; Price Competition Between Major Weapon System Contractors; Production Rate Adjustment Factors (PRAF) Cost Model; Program Management Control System (PMCS); Reduce DOD Directives; Sole Source and Competitive Price Trends in Spare Parts Acquisition; The Advanced Scout Helicopter (ASH) Estimating; The Regression Line is Always Linear Or Is It?; Time Series Analysis; and Visibility and Management of Operating and Support Costs - A Practical Approach to O/S Costing.

Descriptors :   *Logistics support , *Cost analysis , Government procurement , Military equipment , Military supplies , Industries , Contract administration , Weapon systems , Spare parts , Production , Cost estimates , Cost models , Manufacturing , Price index , Data bases , Data storage systems , Information retrieval , Management information systems , Planning programming budgeting , Conferencing(Communications) , Symposia

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE