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ISBN: 0833035533, 9780833035530
Authors: Kenneth J. Girardini, Arthur Lackey, Kristin J. Leuschner, Daniel A. Relles, Mark E. Totten, Darlene J. Blake
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: army, levels, supply, support, activities, inventory, computing, cost, banding, new, algorithm, dollar
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When Army equipment fails, the speed with which maintenance technicians can restore it to mission-ready condition depends critically on the availability of needed spare parts. The Army wished to improve the algorithm used to compute the proper levels of inventory to stock in its repair facilities. This monograph describes how the Army’s Distribution Management initiative (formerly known as V......
ISBN: 0833029835, 9780833029836
Authors: Patrick Mills, Amatzia Feinberg
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: rampod, database, evaluation, forces, expeditionary, aerospace, supporting
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In the years to come, the effectiveness of the Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF) — which organizes the U.S. Air Force to respond rapidly and efficiently to national security threats — will pivot largely on the support system that underlies it, termed the Agile Combat Support (ACS) system. One key component of the ACS system is the electronic countermeasure (ECM) pod system. According......
ISBN: 0821382934, 9780821382936
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: support, bank, poverty, social, analyses, impact, world, effectiveness, policy, effects, reforms, poor, evaluation, analyzing
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Independent Evaluation Group Studies English; Paperback; 112 pages; 8.375x10.75Published May 5, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8293-6; SKU: 18293 This IEG evaluation, requested by the World Bank’s Board ofExecutive Directors, represents the first independent evaluation of thePSIA experience.The evaluation finds that:The PSIA approach has appropriately emphasized the importance ofassess......
ISBN: 0833035061, 9780833035066
Authors: Marc Robbins, Patricia Boren, Kristin J. Leuschner
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: enduring, freedom, operation, support, distribution, system, strategic
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In early 2000, leaders of the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) agreed to embark jointly on the “Strategic Distribution” program (SD) as a means to streamline and improve significant elements of the Defense distribution system, and thereby deliver more reliable and cost-effective service to DoD forces and organizations in the United States an......
Authors: Peter Burge, Chong Woo Kim, Charlene Rohr
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: modelling, demand, support, rail, surveys, speed, stated, distance, travel, britain, preference
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The UK Department for Transport has developed a model to predict passenger demand for long-distance travel that will be used to examine a number of policy interventions, including demand for high-speed rail.As part of the model development, a stated preference study was undertaken to examine the propensity of those making long distance trips to switch to high-speed rail and to provide key paramete......
ISBN: 0309152119, 9780309152112
Author: Committee On Methods For Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: international, climate, agreements, support, methods, greenhouse, gas, emissions, verifying
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The world's nations are moving toward agreements that will bind us together in an effort to limit future greenhouse gas emissions. With such agreements will come the need for all nations to make accurate estimates of greenhouse gas emissions and to monitor changes over time. In this context, the present book focuses on the greenhouse gases that result from human activities, have long lifetimes in ......
Authors: Thomas F. Lippiatt, J. Michael Polich, Ronald E. Sortor, Patricia K. Dey
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: component, support, units, reserve, army, train, times, mobilization
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This report documents research into the time it takes Reserve Component (RC) support units (such as transportation, engineers, military police, or artillery) to mobilize and prepare for deployment. Using data from 606 units called to duty during Operation Desert Shield, the analysis shows that the times depend on the unit's branch, size (weight of equipment), and mode of transportation (air or sea......
ISBN: 0833038389, 9780833038388
Authors: Patrick Mills, Ken Evers, Donna Kinlin, Robert S. Tripp
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: support, combat, execution, planning, control, architecture, operational, space, air, expeditionary, forces, expanded, supporting
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Anticipating varied and fast-breaking regional crises in the future, the United States is reassessing how it prepares, maintains, and employs its military forces. Key to this effort is examining the combat support (CS) system, and particularly the command and control of CS forces (CSC2). This research looks at the current operational architecture for incorporating CSC2 and proposes an expanded ver......
ISBN: 0833012908, 9780833012906
Authors: John Y. Schrader, Joachim E. Scholz, Dana J. Johnson, Kenneth Saunders
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: reporting, comprehensive, disaster, support, effects, nuclear, damage, assessment, architecture, adapting, new
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Damage assessments to support presidential decisions after a nuclear attack on the United States are based on processes and procedures developed in the mid 1960s. Although Cold War concerns about massive attack are outmoded, major disasters require a similar set of information for presidential and gubernatorial support of disaster relief operations. This analysis examines procedures, systems, and ......
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