Examining a Paradigm Shift in Organic Depot-Level Software Maintenance for Army Communications and Electronics Equipment
Defense Acquisition University Aberdeen Proving Ground United States
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In the current fiscal environment, Department of Defense DoD budgets and resources are being constrained and strategic decisions are being considered to gain efficiencies across the enterprise. In the realm of the Armys Life Cycle Management Command for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance C4ISR materiel, the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command CECOM is one of those enterprises looking for efficiencies. Resource constraints and diverging hardware and software sustainment trends at Tobyhanna Army Depot TYAD and the Software Engineering Center SEC, respectively, are proving to be a quandary for CECOM in terms of how to cost-effectively conduct software maintenance of Army communications and electronics equipment.