Accession Number:

AD0787533

Title:

Cost Effectiveness Program Plan for Joint Tactical Communications, Volume III. Life Cycle Costing.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

JOINT TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE FORT MONMOUTH N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

135.0

Abstract:

The purpose of Volume III is to provide the necessary guidelines and methodology for the preparation of Life Cycle Costs that are used in cost effectiveness analysis of tactical communication programs and in the optimization of communication systemequipment design. The Life Cycle Costing Volume contains the following information The Basic structure of the LCC model definitions of all the cost elements involved in the acquisition and ownership of communication equipment general and specific TRI-TAC recommendations concerning certain ground rules and assumptions to be used in LCC analysis of TRI-TAC related programs equations with appropriate cost factors to calculate operating and support costs formats for the presentation of the cost data. In addition, general guidelines and information are presented on the treatment of learning curves, discounting and inflation in LCC analysis. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE