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ISBN: 1437916872, 9781437916874
Author: Paul Francis
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Keywords: defense, testing, validation, planned, continue, missile, acquisitions, production, fielding, components
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 111The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has spent about $56 billion and will spend about $50 billion more through 2013 to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). This report assesses the annual progress MDA made in developing the BMDS as well as improvements in accountability and transparency in agency operations, and managem......
ISBN: 0833039032, 9780833039033
Authors: Christopher Paul, Harry J. Thie, Elaine Reardon, Deanna Weber Prine, Laurence Smallman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: training, acquisitions, simulation, approach, evaluating, innovative, implementing
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This report describes an alternative business model for buying simulations and simulation training. This model seeks to align the financial incentives of industry participants with positive training and technology development outcomes. It proposes to do this by turning what has traditionally been the acquisition of training simulators into a service acquisition (the acquisition of training) with a......
ISBN: 9264186778, 9789264186774
Author: Nam-hoon Kang
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Keywords: mergers, acquisitions, strategic, alliances, border, cross, patterns, industrial, globalisation, new
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Publisher: OECD PublishingPublished Time: OECD PublishingPages: 176New patterns of globalisation are accelerating the internationalisation of industry and reshaping industrial structure at the global level. Rapidly growing cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and strategic alliances are distinctive features of globalisation in the current era. They have become common paths to international......
ISBN: 1437930409, 9781437930405
Author: Cristina T. Chaplain
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Keywords: space, remain, developing, systems, testimony, congressional, challenges, persistent, acquisitions, dod, poised, enhance, capabilities
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 22The majority of large-scale acquisition programs in the DoD space portfolio have experienced problems during the past two decades that have driven up costs by billions of dollars, stretched schedules by years, and increased technical risks. To address the cost increases, DoD altered its acquisitions by reducing the number of satel......
ISBN: 0833035266, 9780833035264
Authors: Frank Camm, Irv Blickstein, Jose Venzor
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Keywords: defense, lessons, secretary, office, department, large, service, acquisitions, recent
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At the request of the Directorate of Acquisition Resource and Analysis in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the RAND Corporation undertook a study to identify policy issues relevant to large service acquisitions that deserve closer OSD attention and to help OSD frame new policy on services acquisition. This report documents the findings of these efforts. It includes six case studies th......
ISBN: 0833035266, 9780833035264
Authors: Frank Camm, Irv Blickstein, Jose Venzor
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Keywords: defense, lessons, secretary, office, department, large, service, acquisitions, recent
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100At the request of the Directorate of Acquisition Resource and Analysis in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the RAND Corporation undertook a study to identify policy issues relevant to large service acquisitions that deserve closer OSD attention and to help OSD frame new policy on services acquisition. This report documents the findings of t......
Authors: Clifford A. Grammich, Thomas R. Edison, Nancy Y. Moore, Edward G. Keating
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Keywords: policies, current, practices, review, acquisitions, business, defense, small
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Support for small businesses has been a bipartisan effort promoted by policymakers for more than a century. The Department of Defense (DoD) has had mixed results in meeting some of its mandated small business goals, exceeding them in some industries while falling short in others. Part of the challenge may be due to the nature of the different industries with which DoD works and these industries' c......
ISBN: 0788147145, 9780788147142
Author: William J. Kollins
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Keywords: land, interagency, acquisition, conference, acquisitions, uniform, standards, federal, appraisal
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 141These standards have been prepared to promote uniformity in the appraisal of real property among the various agencies acquiring property on behalf of the U.S., by both direct purchase & condemnation. Contents: standards for approaching the solution to certain recurring appraisal problems (cost approach, income approach, highest &......
ISBN: 030913918X, 9780309139182
Authors: Committee On Optimizing U.s. Air Force, Department Of Defense Review Of Air Force Acquisition Programs; National Research Council
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Keywords: air, force, acquisitions, programs, review, department, optimizing, defense
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The Department of Defense (DOD) spends over $300 billion each year to develop, produce, field and sustain weapons systems (the U.S. Air Force over $100 billion per year).DOD and Air Force acquisitions programs often experience large cost overruns and schedule delays leading to a loss in confidence in the defense acquisition system and the people who work in it. Part of the DOD and Air Force respon......
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