Accession Number:

ADA165587

Title:

Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts: Methods of Contracting and Incentives for Industry.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

85.0

Abstract:

This thesis discusses the Navys Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts RAMP program and several procurement related issues. The objectives of RAMP is to reduce the Navys spare parts supply, stocking, and procurement problems by fabricating spare parts on demand, in small quantities, and at a reasonable cost. RAMP embodies such new technologies as computer-aided design and manufacturing and flexible manufacturing systems. This study examines RAMPs technology transfer process, incentives available to induce industry investment in RAMP technology, implications of RAMP on competitive procurement, and methodologies to be utilized in making RAMP procurements.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE