Accession Number:

ADA025278

Title:

Department of Defense Procurement Management Review: Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Acquisition and Logistics Support.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

452.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of a ten month study effort. The primary purpose of this effort was to perform a comprehensive review of the policies, procedures and practices used by the Air Force in acquiring and supporting aircraft gas turbine engines assess the current process in terms of its effectiveness in the areas of management, technology, development, acquisition, logistics support, and life cycle costs and where appropriate, develop recommendations for new or improved policies, procedures and practices. A secondary purpose was to review and document the practices used by selected commercial airlines for acquiring and supporting aircraft engines. The scope of the study included all major facets affecting Air Force management of aircraft gas turbine engines, from the basic technology, to the stated operational requirement for an engine, through its logistics support in the active inventory.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE