Accession Number:

ADA011986

Title:

Simulating Maintenance Manning for New Weapon Systems. Volume I. Maintenance Manpower Management During Weapon System Development.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 May 71-31 Oct 74,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

There is a need for a more responsive method for predicting maintenance manpower requirements for aircraft systems during development. This method should provide early estimates for use in trade offs and evaluations, and should be sensitive to the ways in which the new aircraft will be employed. A maintenance manpower simulation model was developed. In using the model, early estimates of maintenance task data for the new aircraft are based on Air Force experience with comparable subsystems and equipment on existing aircraft, factored for the new design and environment. These data are meshed with a detailed operations scenario and support concept assumptions in a model run on the Logistics Composite Model LCOM simulation program. The simulation output is iterated and analyzed in post-processor programs whose final output is a complete basic manning authorization document. This approach was evaluated by applying it to the A-10 Weapon System. The entire effort is reported in a five volume technical report.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE