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VAMOSC (Visibility and Management of Operating and Support Costs) ADPE Support Considerations.

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Final rept. Oct 83-Sep 84,

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The VAMOSC system currently consists of three data subsystems and a preprocessor subsystem that collect and report the operating and support OS costs of USAF aircraft at the mission-design-series level, ground communications-electronics systems at type-model-series level, and components of aircraft systems at the work-unit-code level. These subsystems have been developed to meet Air Force and Department of Defense requirements. Specifically, the VAMOSC program is designed to meet the requirements of the operating and support portion of life-cycle costing Department of Defense Directive 5000.39, Acquisition and Management of Integrated Logistic Support for Systems and Equipment and AFR 800-8, Integrated Logistics Support Program. The VAMOSC data are used by the Air Force to support planning and budgetary input to the Defense System Acquisition Review Council DSARC process for acquisition of new weapon systems and to aid the Program Objective Memorandum POM process in identifying existing systems for possible modification, as well as other cost analysis uses. VAMOSC data provide the managers of Air Force weapons systems the visibility of the resources required to support those systems. The data also provide a means by which the trends of Air Force weapon system OS costs can be developed. The study of VAMOSC automatic data processing equipment ADPE alternatives included two tasks 1 identify data requirements, and 2 identify and evaluate alternative technology approaches for processing and storing VAMOSC-produced data.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Hardware
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

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