Accession Number:

ADA624052

Title:

Reducing Work Content in Early Stage Naval Ship Designs (Briefing Charts)

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

SHIP DESIGN USA INC KEEDYSVILLE MD

Report Date:

2014-05-14

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The Problem ATL 2013 analyses of cost and schedule growth on Major Defense Acquisition Programs MDAPs over last 20 years Premature contracting without understanding design issues greatly affects contract work content and cost growth. Early work content stability predicts lower total cost, work content, and schedule growths. Contract work content growth dominates total cost growth. Cost over target reflects poor performance, poor estimation, or faulty framing assumptions.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE