Accession Number:

ADA052106

Title:

Commercial Equipment: Stretching the Defense Dollar.

Descriptive Note:

Study project rept.,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This report provides an analysis of the increasing role of commercial equipment within the Department of Defense DOD in the weapons system acquisition process. The report answers the question Why Commercial and highlights the benefits of off-the-shelf procurements. It also provides a summary of existing DOD commercial equipment programs and regulations. Specific examples of current and planned commercial acquisitions are provided for both strategic and tactical applications. The report concludes with how DOD can further enhnace its commercial acquisition posture. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE