Accession Number:

ADA459800

Title:

Between Imprudent and Impossible, Survivability Implications of Threat Analysis or What Threats Should we Design Against

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE COMMAND WARREN MI FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY OFFICE

Report Date:

2002-03-13

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

This paper examines the threat analysis implications for combat vehicle design. It attempts to specify the proper threat analysis, which ties somewhere between designing the vehicle against all threats and designing against one specific threat. In doing so the paper discusses current threat analysis for defense acquisition, its problems and strengths while illustrating some pitfalls in threat analysis and their effects. The paper also discusses the notion of platform survivability vs. force survivability and how the threat analysis can be different in each case.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Psychology
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE