Accession Number:

ADA022160

Title:

DOD Weapon Systems Software Management Study

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Report Date:

1975-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

206.0

Abstract:

This report to the Office of the Secretary of Defense summarizes the findings of a Weapon System Software Management Study and presents 17 recommendations directed to the alleviation of the more serious problems encountered. The first part of the report contains a discussion of the study objectives and a summary of the recommendations including suggested implementations. Subsequent sections present material from which the recommendations were derived a review of 10 major previous DoD studies, reviews of 10 Navy and 2 Army Weapon Systems, and summaries of discussions with service organizations and industrial software system contractors. Further discussions of the recommendations and identification of areas requiring further investigation are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE