Accession Number:

ADA620841

Title:

Navy Additive Manufacturing: Policy Analysis for Future DLA Material Support

Descriptive Note:

MBA professional rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

69.0

Abstract:

This project is a study of technology adoption theories and their application to Additive Manufacturing AM in the Navy and wider Department of Defense. It examines AM technology modalities and how they are used throughout the Navy. It also looks at the obstacles to wider implementation in the Navy and determines ways the Navy can overcome those and other considerations. Finally, it shows how the Defense Logistics agency can support the AM through existing customer support programs.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE