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Product Description: The problem of cost growth in major weapon system acquisition programs has plagued the Department of Defense for several decades. This report examines the Air Force experience with should-cost reviews—a special form of contract cost analysis intended to identify contractor inefficiencies and lower costs to the government—and options for enhancing the Air Force’s capability to conduct such reviews...read more

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9780833060273 | Rand Corp, September 10, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The problem of cost growth in major weapon system acquisition programs has plagued the Department of Defense for several decades.

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Product Description: The Air Force asked Rand Project Air Force to perform a congressionally required assessment of contractor versus organic management of F22 air vehicle and F119 engine sustainment to determine the most costeffective approach. The methodology involved the development of notional government sustainment organizations and a consideration of a variety of factors relevant to such a decision, including the asserted benefits of each approach...read more

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9780833048943 | Rand Corp, March 16, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Air Force asked Rand Project Air Force to perform a congressionally required assessment of contractor versus organic management of F22 air vehicle and F119 engine sustainment to determine the most costeffective approach.

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Product Description: Since 2004, the U.S. Air Force has provided personnel for 'joint sourcing solution' assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a result, certain Air Force career fields are experiencing greater-than-expected deployment strains. Air Force personnel and deployment data were used to populate a RAND-developed model to assess the supply of and demand for Air Force personnel and various types of capabilities to fill joint assignments...read more

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9780833049476 | Rand Corp, March 16, 2011, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Since 2004, the U.

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Product Description: As the Army transforms its operating force, it must also transform its institutional activities to align them with operating forces and to release resources from institutional activities that the Army can use to add new brigades and weapon systems.

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9780833040015 | Rand Corp, May 30, 2007, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: As the Army transforms its operating force, it must also transform its institutional activities to align them with operating forces and to release resources from institutional activities that the Army can use to add new brigades and weapon systems.

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Product Description: As the Army transforms its operating force, it must also transform its institutional activities to align them with operating forces and to release resources from institutional activities that the Army can use to add new brigades and weapon systems.

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9780833040008 | Rand Corp, March 31, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: As the Army transforms its operating force, it must also transform its institutional activities to align them with operating forces and to release resources from institutional activities that the Army can use to add new brigades and weapon systems.

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Product Description: The Department of Defense asked RAND to examine alternatives for the final assembly and checkout (FACO) process of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). The authors considered alternatives to Lockheed Martin's current plan of carrying out all JSF FACO work at its Fort Worth, Texas, plant...read more

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9780833032102 | Rand Corp, September 1, 2002, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The Department of Defense asked RAND to examine alternatives for the final assembly and checkout (FACO) process of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

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Product Description: This report examines the package of new tools and techniques known as lean production to see if it would enable aircraft manufacturers to produce new weapon systems at costs below those predicted by historical cost estimating models. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833030238 | Rand Corp, November 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This report examines the package of new tools and techniques known as lean production to see if it would enable aircraft manufacturers to produce new weapon systems at costs below those predicted by historical cost estimating models.

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Product Description: Although the mix of active and reserve forces constituting the total Air Force has shifted during the last decade's force drawdown, reductions have not been proportional and may not have taken into consideration effects on other components...read more

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9780833027627 | Rand Corp, August 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Although the mix of active and reserve forces constituting the total Air Force has shifted during the last decade's force drawdown, reductions have not been proportional and may not have taken into consideration effects on other components.

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