publication . Doctoral thesis . 1993

Acquisition streamlining: a viable method for accelerated procurement of the advanced amphibious assault vehicle

Clark, James W., Jr.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 1993
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited Acquisition streamlining is enjoying increased attention since procurement of weapon systems has become more complex and lengthy from identification of a Mission Need Statement (MNS) to deployment of the system. Streamlining is required by directives governing the acquisition process for the Department of Defense, yet procurement remains quite cumbersome in execution. This thesis goes beyond streamlining the acquisition cycle and provides methods of accelerating the procurement process within current laws and directives. Using the Marine Corps' Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle Program as an example, the r...
Subjects
free text keywords: Amphibious vehicles, Armored vehicles, Advanced amphibious assault, Acquisition streamlining, Tailoring
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