Estimating Life-Cycle Costs: A Case Study of the A-7D,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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The report is concerned with the determination of costs incurred in acquiring and owning a weapon system and the data problems associated therewith. Incurred or historical costs can be used to anticipate future costs of operations and support, to compare forecast with incurred costs for evaluating forecasting techniques, or to estimate a weapon systems total life cycle costs LCC for use, along with the associated weapon system capability, in force structure planning. The principal objective of the study is to demonstrate the derivation of the life-cycle cost.
- Attack and Fighter Aircraft
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies