Accession Number:

ADA265328

Title:

Navy CALS Vision. Draft 2.0. Volume 25

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support CALS is a joint initiative between industry and the Department of Defense DoD that is targeted at 1 Improving designs for weapon systems 2 Reducing both acquisition and logistic support costs for weapon systems and 3 Improving weapon system technical information accuracy and timeliness. The CALS initiative represents a commitment on the part of both industry and DoD to change the way business is conducted. Today business is conducted primarily through the exchange of documents and other paper products. As information technology matures and becomes more widely used, the paper flow of information is being replaced by a digital flow of information. The digital exchange of information represents an interim solution the longer term solution involves conducting business in a shared data environment that relies upon logically integrated databases

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE