Accession Number:

ADA401390

Title:

A Strategic Plan for the Crusader Howitzer

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this thesis is to evaluate the current state of development of the Crusader Self Propelled Howitzer and the current threat of having its funding ended. The objective is to determine what actions are being taken by the Office of the Program Manager-Crusader OPM-Crusader, in conjunction with the TRADOC System Manager, Cannon TSM-Cannon and the prime contractor, United Defense Limited Partnership UDLP, in order to keep the programs funding uninterrupted, bring the program into production, and deploy the system to the field. This thesis will present a well know management approach known as strategic planning and apply it to the efforts being made within the Crusader program.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Combat Vehicles
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE