Accession Number:

ADA207455

Title:

Affordable Strategies to Improve Industrial Responsiveness. Volume 4. Summary Report on Standby and Voluntary Agreements.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ANALYTIC SCIENCES CORP ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-01-20

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This report completes an 18-month examination of the past, present, and potential future applications of standby and voluntary agreements. The objectives of this effort were To determine whether wider use of these two methods would improve U.S. industrial preparedness for emergencies To identify policy and legal issues associated with their wider use To recommend future actions for FEMA. Federal Emergency Administration. A standby agreement is a contractural commitment by a private firm concerning specific goods and services to satisfy increased needs during an emergency. It can be used for a variety of purposes, including Accelerated and increased production of defense items Conversion of commercial capacity to defense production Application of commercial resources in a military role Earlier production of items needed to support industrial expansion. jes

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE