Accession Number : ADA625201


Title :   Make or Buy: Cost Impacts of Additive Manufacturing, 3D Laser Scanning Technology, and Collaborative Product Lifecycle Management on Ship Maintenance and Modernization


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Ford, David ; Hom, Sandra ; Housel, Thomas ; Mun, Johnathan


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA625201


Report Date : May 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 24


Abstract : A DoD Technology Adoption Challenge. Cost constrained DoD environment requires cost reduction. Threats require US military to retain technological superiority. Complex IT acquisition process Improved ship maintenance and revitalization with advanced technology has potential for addressing these needs. DoD needs guidance on which technologies to adopt and how.


Descriptors :   *ACQUISITION , *COSTS , *MAINTENANCE , *MANUFACTURING , *SHIPS , ADDRESSING , ENVIRONMENTS , IMPACT , LASERS , LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT , MILITARY MODERNIZATION , OUTSOURCING , SCANNING , THREE DIMENSIONAL


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Marine Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE