Investigation of the Potential for Increased use of Civilian Manning in Fleet Support Ships. Volume I. Executive Summary
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This study was undertaken at the request of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Logistics to examine the cost, manpower and operational aspects of the increased use of civilian manning aboard the U.S. Navys fleet support ship forces. The evaluation and comparison of the two manning alternatives, Navy Civil Service manning and Commercial Contract manning, with Navy Military Manning were conducted with respect to the following key factors Manpower requirements Manpower costs Total Ship operating cost including maintenance and overhaul costs Mission fulfillment capability Operating policy Risks Total fleet and merchant marine labor market effect and Alternative Operating Concepts. This report does not reach conclusions or make recommendations but rather is intended to present documented findings to be considered by decision makers along with military, national security and economic judgements in determining direction and scope for further action.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics