CATE SACE Study. Systems Analysis/Cost Effectiveness of Computer Controlled Automatic Test Equipment.
GENERAL DYNAMICS/ELECTRONICS ROCHESTER NY
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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.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies