Accession Number:

AD0874305

Title:

CATE SACE Study. Systems Analysis/Cost Effectiveness of Computer Controlled Automatic Test Equipment.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ELECTRONICS ROCHESTER NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-12

Pagination or Media Count:

407.0

Abstract:

This report contains the findings of a systems analysiscost effectiveness study of CATE applied to field Army materiel maintenance at Direct and General support levels. The principal results are 1 there is a total cost savings of 12 discounted 0, 1970 dollars 8.66 discounted 6 and 5.36 discounted 10 utilizing CATE 2 there is a 32 reduction in manpower for UUT diagnostic maintenance utilizing CATE 3 the average technical skill level required for CATE operation is lower than the Armys present skill level requirement 4 the overall training costs of maintenance personnel is reduced by 44 utilizing CATE 5 there is an increase in materiel readiness utilizing a CATE system 6 there is an increase of approximately 8 in the average Systems Effectiveness utilizing a CATE maintenance system 7 the utilization of CATE produces an increase of 22 over the present maintenance equipment in average cost-effectiveness 8 the test and repair time portion of the total down time is reduced by 32 in the CATE maintenance system.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE