publication . Doctoral thesis . 2001

Improving life-cycle cost management in the US. Army: analysis of the U.S. Army and Commercial Businesses life-cycle cost management.

White, Bradley A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2001
Abstract
The roles and responsibilities of the Army acquisition and logistics communities, as they pertain to the life-cycle management, are undergoing fundamental change. The early identification and total control of life-cycle cost, in particular operations and sustainment costs which comprises as much as 70-80% of a systems total life-cycle cost, is a high priority for the Army. The basis of this change is adoption of commercial best practices to support the Army's goal to organize. tram. equip, and manage multiple missions in the most cost effective manner. This thesis describes how the U.S. Army and four commercial businesses (FEDEX, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Loc...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS
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