Accession Number : AD1014657


Title :   Improved Acquisition for System Sustainment: Availability-Based Importance Framework for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Acquisition


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : University of Oklahoma Norman United States


Personal Author(s) : Barker,Kash


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=AD1014657


Report Date : 30 Jun 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 64


Abstract : Availability of aging DoD weapons systems is of significant concern, particularly as budgets tighten and system replacement is infeasible. This work developed availability-based importance measures to (i) focus on critical components and (ii) identify appropriate suppliers for acquisition related to system sustainment.


Descriptors :   department of defense , acquisition , procurement , reliability , air force , downtime , maintenance


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE