Accession Number : ADA264906


Title :   Low Density Materiel Acquisition and Sustainment on the Battlefield


Descriptive Note : Study project,


Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA


Personal Author(s) : Arrol, Lawrence G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a264906.pdf


Report Date : 15 Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 36


Abstract : This paper provides insight to problems associated with the acquisition and sustainment of low-density materiel for Army divisions. It also examines the impact of low-density acquisition on the defense technology and industrial base. As the defense technology and industrial base is down-sized following the collapse of the former Soviet Union and its client states, preservation of the United States mobilization base is essential. This paper presents a discussion of acquisition strategy management of budget constraints, contractor selection, training and sustainment considerations that should be addressed prior to awarding a procurement contract.


Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION , *CONTRACTS , *LOW DENSITY , *ARMY , *MATERIALS , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , USSR , MANAGEMENT , TRAINING , PROCUREMENT , COLLAPSE , SELECTION , PRESERVATION , BUDGETS , DIVISION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , CONTRACTORS , MOBILIZATION , IMPACT , DENSITY , UNITED STATES , STRATEGY


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


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE