Accession Number:

ADA052385

Title:

An Outlook on Future Weapon Systems Acquisition.

Descriptive Note:

Student project rept.,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

The subject of future weapons systems acquisition is discussed in this learning paper. Considerations for the threat, technology, economic trends and the competition for resources are included. Prospects for reducing acquisition costs are considered and alternatives for planning, programming and budgeting are discussed. The summary concludes that the outlook for future major weapon systems procurements is not favorable. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE