Accession Number:

ADA123064

Title:

Aeronautical Structures Technology Study. Annotated Briefing Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM PLANNING CORP ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

This document reports on quantitative and qualitative measures of benefit that were developed for use in determining the significance of aeronautical structures technology programs. The measures of benefit were developed for four categories structuresmaterials, manufacturing, ownership, and operational, which represent the total life of an aircraft structure from initial design to final operation and ownership. The study also reports on two conceptual weapon systems, the Advanced Tactical Fighter and the Advanced Concepts Flight Vehicle their operational and technical characteristics were determined for use in the subsequent analysis. The document includes recommendations on new structures technology initiatives that should be pursued for the conceptual weapon systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE