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

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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