MANPRINT Analysis Methodology: Victory Through Design
AUTOMATION RESEARCH SYSTEMS LTD ALEXANDRIA VA
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MANPRINT refers to the comprehensive management and technical effort to assure total system effectiveness by constructive integration into material development and acquisition all relevant information concerning the MANPRINT domains of Manpower, Personnel, Training, Human Factors Engineering, System Safety, and Health Hazard Assessment. Although the MANPRINT process has attained many of its objectives in recent materiel procurements, there remains insufficient integration of MANPRINT factors into key materiel acquisition process MAP events, studies, and analyses including 1 Operational Mode SummaryMission Profile OMSMP 2 Operational and Organizational Plan OO Plan 3 Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability RAM 4 Cost and Operational Effectiveness Plan COEA 5 Required Operational Capability ROC 6 Request for Proposal RFP 7 Testing and Evaluation TE and 8 Fielding. These materiel acquisition process events are critical to the determination of system performance and cost requirements and to ensuring that system performance and cost objectives are met throughout the materiel acquisition process. Therefore, it is essential that MANPRINT factors are fully integrated into these materiel acquisition process events.
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