Trading Off Airmunition Stockpiles and Industrial Mobilization Production Capability: Discussion, Conclusions, and Computer Program Instructions
RAND PROJECT AIR FORCE SANTA MONICA CA
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The report describes the problems involved in achieving a balance between stockpiles of airmunitions and their respective mobilization production capability. The report examines the elements needed by logistics planners to balance the demand wartime consumption anticipated and supply WRM War Readiness Materiel and production anticipated of airmunitions. It describes the computerized planning tool SWIPE that makes visible the by-item airmunitions position for each year of a five-year program and evaluates the supply and demand for munitions occurring in any interim year. The report concludes with observations regarding munitions management the appendixes contain the SWIPE computer program, and instructions for users.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics