publication . Doctoral thesis . 2003

Analysis of current Department of Defense risk management practices in weapon system acquisition : a case study of the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) PDRR and SDD risk management practices

Bailey, Robert O.;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Mar 2003
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Approved for public release; distribution in unlimited. This thesis discusses risk in Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems acquisition. It uses the Marine Corps' Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) as a case study in risk management strategy and techniques. The AAAV will provide the Marine Corps with a fast deploying, over-the-horizon, waterborne insertion capability. The AAAV's improvements over the currently fielded Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) will provide Marines with a highly survivable and lethal weapon system ashore. Risk is the possibility of damage, inj ury or loss. The severity of a risk is determined by a combination of both the proba...
free text keywords: Risk management, The Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV), Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition, Risk, Risk Management
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