Soldier System Architecture (SSA) Multiple Criteria Decision Aid Detailed Development Plan.
Final rept. Feb-Dec 92,
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At present there are a variety of computer modeling tools designed to assist the military analyst. However, these models are cumbersome to use and require a high degree of operator expertise, significant investment in input parameter preparation and skilled analysts to interpret the results. Furthermore, the models do not allow the addition of novel threats, and they do not consider changes in performance or capabilities resulting from changes in technology. Also, these models are not structured to consider risk, cost and time to field for any anticipated changes in the input parameters. In essence, they are not structured to answer resource allocation questions. To both resolve the equipment questions and optimize the development of the Soldier System, a Soldier System Architecture SSA Multicriterial decision Aid MCDA is being developed. The SSA will consist of two modules. The first will quantify the changes to soldier capabilities from changes in the items, equipment or technologies available to the Soldier System. The second will assist in he determination of optimal resource allocations based on trade-offs.
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