Accession Number:

ADA024047

Title:

Development of Army Tactical Data Systems User Requirements.

Descriptive Note:

Student essay,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Report Date:

1975-10-20

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

Army Tactical Data Systems ARTADS are computer-based tactical systems providing combat or combat support assistance. System acquisition is under the provisions of AR 1000-1. Data used in this paper was gathered using the documents of all services on both tactical and management system, and personal interviews of people working in these programs. The goal was to examine past systems development and the current procedures to identify problem areas. It was concluded that the present regulations are valid but require some modification to eliminate problems and to insure a shortened development time and adequate system performance at minimum cost. This paper recommends that the materiel developer and the combat developer jointly form a group to perform a system analysis prior to system definition. In addition that representatives of this group should be available during system development with authority to make trade-offs to insure proper interface and interoperability. To record adequate definition of a proposed system, a format for user requirements is included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE