Accession Number:

ADA517370

Title:

Rapid Prototyping: Leapfrogging into Military Utility

Descriptive Note:

Conferenc paper

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE OFFICE OF THE CIVIL ENGINEER (PENTAGON) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-04-16

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Asymmetric threat has a very short timeline for change 1. COTS timeline available to threats 2. WWW used by threat 3. DoD Acquisition has relatively long timeline 4. Limited access to COTS 5. Budget process is multi-year 6. Complex systems stress definition of requirementsarchitecture 7. Requirement trade-offs delay system 8. Only as fast as slowest element Force Protection e.g., IEDs Homeland Defense concerns Faster evolution of traditional threats.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE