Accession Number:

ADA261557

Title:

A Collection of Technical Studies Completed for the Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistic Support (CALS) Program Fiscal Year 1988. Volume 1. Text, Security and Data Management

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL INST OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY GAITHERSBURG MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

253.0

Abstract:

The overall objective of the Department of Defense Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support CALS Program is to integrate the design, manufacturing, and logistic functions through the efficient application of computer technology. CALS is a program to apply existing and emerging communications and computer-aided technologies in DoD and industry to 1 Integrate and improve design, manufacturing, and logistic functions thereby bridging existing islands of automation 2 Actively influence the design process to produce weapon systems that are more reliable and easier to support and maintain and 3 Shift from current paper-intensive weapon support processes to a highly automated mode of operation, based on a unified DoD interface with industry for exchange of logistic technical information in digital form.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE