The Avionics Laboratory Predictive Operations and Support (ALPOS) Cost Model Volume III.
Final rept. Jun 77-Mar 78,
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP HUNT VALLEY MD
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Recent DOD experience shows that a prime factor in the evaluation of alternative weapon systems for performing a particular mission is Life Cycle Cost LCC. Since 70 of the system LCC is determined by the end of the conceptual phase, it is important that techniques to predict LCC be available during that phase. Since system definition is not complete enough in this phase to perform detailed analysis using accounting models, the major tool which can be used is parametric estimating models. This report describes a model which relates the available design parameters to LCC via various cost estimating relationships CERs. This document is Volume III of the Final Report which describes the consolidated data base utilized to develop the Avionics Laboratory Predictive Operations and Support ALPOS cost model. The Air Force Program Monitor was Lt Thomas T. James Jr. AFALAAA-3, System Evaluation Group, Avionic Systems Engineering Branch. Author
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