Accession Number:

ADA135524

Title:

Lessons Learned: M1 Abrams Tank System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INFORMATION SPECTRUM INC ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-07-15

Pagination or Media Count:

155.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to document the lessons learned based on a review of the acquisition management practices used on the M1 Tank Program. For the most part, the study team concentrated on those areas which were impacted by the use of competition, accelerated schedules, budget constraints and international collaboration. The study focuses on the success of the M1 program office in coping with the problems and issues in such areas as technology, technical risks, business management, configuration management, test and evaluation, integrated logistics support, international collaboration, transitioning to production, and production.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE