Accession Number:

ADA276791

Title:

Beyond Integrated Weapon System Management -- Acquisition in Transition

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

Integrated Weapon System Management IWSM is the management process and philosophy being implemented by the Air Force Materiel Command AFMC to manage AFMCs programs, product groups and materiel groups. The author reconstructs the technical, philosophical and historical genesis of IWSM then analyzes IWSMs usefulness in todays acquisition environment. Include are reviews of the advantages of IWSM, the challenges that remain in implementing IWSM and the applicability of IWSM for joint programs or in a joint acquisition command. Recommendations for improving IWSM and evaluation criteria for acquisition management systems are-provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE