Accession Number:

AD0642400

Title:

FIRST INTERIM REPORT ON PROJECT HINDSIGHT (SUMMARY)

Descriptive Note:

Revised ed.

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-10-13

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

Project HINDSIGHT is a study of the recent science and technology which has been utilized by the Department of Defense in weapon systems. As a consequence, the focus is primarily on the physical and engineering sciences and related technologies. The effort has two basic objectives 1 to identify and firmly establish management factors for research and technology programs which have been associated with the utilization of the results produced by these programs and 2 to measure the overall increase in cost-effectiveness in the current generation of weapon systems compared to their predecessors when such can be identified which is assignable to any part of the total DOD investment in research and technology.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE