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
NATIONAL INST OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY GAITHERSBURG MD
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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.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Computer Systems Management and Standards
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies