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Product Description: The report contains two analyses. First, the authors examine the cause of a Nunn-McCurdy unit cost breach of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System Inc. 1A major defense acquisition program. Second, they document a methodology to assess the performance of an acquisition portfolio...read more

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9780833091727 | Rand Corp, November 27, 2015, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: The report contains two analyses.

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Product Description: The authors investigate whether the tenure of program managers contributes to Nunn-McCurdy breaches. They also examine the existing decentralized systems used to track cost growth to determine whether additional guidance and control are needed to make acquisition category II programs’ performance more transparent...read more

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9780833082053 | Rand Corp, November 8, 2013, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: The authors investigate whether the tenure of program managers contributes to Nunn-McCurdy breaches.

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Product Description: Congressional concern with cost overruns, or breaches of Nunn-McCurdy thresholds, in several major defense acquisition programs led the authors, in a partnership with the Performance Assessments and Root Cause Analysis Office in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, to develop a methodology to investigate root causes of six programs, including Excalibur and the Navy’s ERP...read more

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9780833076434 | Rand Corp, September 30, 2012, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Congressional concern with cost overruns, or breaches of Nunn-McCurdy thresholds, in several major defense acquisition programs led the authors, in a partnership with the Performance Assessments and Root Cause Analysis Office in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, to develop a methodology to investigate root causes of six programs, including Excalibur and the Navy’s ERP.

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Product Description: Department of Defense policies, procedures, and organizations for program management and oversight of defense acquisition programs do not align well with shipbuilding. Ship acquisition programs havecharacteristics that deviate from the normal framework in significant ways, resulting in disconnects and some confusion...read more

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9780833050137 | Rand Corp, December 16, 2011, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Department of Defense policies, procedures, and organizations for program management and oversight of defense acquisition programs do not align well with shipbuilding.

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Product Description: Defense acquisition is one of the most urgent issues that the Department of Defense faces today. In an effort to provide the department and the nation with guidance on defense acquisition challenges, the authors present detailed proposals to improve defense acquisition through initiatives focused on competition, novel systems, risk management, organizational factors, prototyping, and the acquisition workforce...read more

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9780833050465 | Rand Corp, January 16, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Defense acquisition is one of the most urgent issues that the Department of Defense faces today.

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Product Description: New product development (NPD) and innovation are key factors that affect a company¿s long-term survival and growth. In a highly competitive and uncertain market, firms must learn how to compete globally by strengthening their NPD and innovation capabilities...read more

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9783639183016 | Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K, August 15, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: New product development (NPD) and innovation are key factors that affect a company¿s long-term survival and growth.

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Product Description: Contrary to widespread perceptions, program office personnel do not spend inordinate amounts of time on statutory and regulatory compliance activities. Further, the authors could not identify any areas in which policy change or streamlining implementation would save significant dollars in program management funds, reduce personnel, or improve program outcomes...read more
By Irv Blickstein (editor), Jeffrey A. Drezner (editor), Monica Hertzman (editor), Megan McKernan (editor) and Raj Raman (editor)

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9780833041760 | Rand Corp, November 30, 2007, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Contrary to widespread perceptions, program office personnel do not spend inordinate amounts of time on statutory and regulatory compliance activities.

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Product Description: The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics asked RAND to evaluate the cost of compliance with acquisition-related statutes and regulations at the program office level. This report identifies the areas considered most burdensome and describes the study's methodology, focus, and data collection process, including the development of a Web-based data collection tool for use by program office personnel...read more
By John Ablard (editor), Irv Blickstein (editor), Melissa A. Bradley (editor), Jeffrey A. Drezner (editor) and Raj Raman (editor)

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9780833039675 | Rand Corp, August 1, 2006, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics asked RAND to evaluate the cost of compliance with acquisition-related statutes and regulations at the program office level.

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Product Description: Assess prospects for innovation and competition in the military combat-aircraft industry. o

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9780833033505 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Assess prospects for innovation and competition in the military combat-aircraft industry.

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9780833036018, titled "Competition and Innovation: In the U.s. Fixed-wing Military Aircraft Industry" | Rand Corp, November 17, 2003, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: Over the past three decades, a number of attempts have been made to develop unmanned aerial vehicles, but many of these efforts have met with suboptimal results. Recently, however, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), in conjunction with the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office, launched an effort — designated the HighAltitude Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Advanced concept Technology Demonstration (HAE UAV ACTD) program — whose objective was to overcome past constraints in UAV development through the use of a new acquisition policy...read more

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9780833031143 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Over the past three decades, a number of attempts have been made to develop unmanned aerial vehicles, but many of these efforts have met with suboptimal results.

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Product Description: In 1994, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office launched a joint initiative with thegoal to overcome the impediments that had hampered past unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development...read more

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9780833031112 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In 1994, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office launched a joint initiative with thegoal to overcome the impediments that had hampered past unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development.

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Product Description: The past three decades have seen a number of less-than-successful efforts to develop high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles. In 1994, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, in conjunction with the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office, initiated an effort — designated the High-Altitude Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator (HAE UAV ACTD) — whose goal was to facilitate the development of UAVs through the use of a new and innovative acquisition strategy...read more

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9780833031136 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The past three decades have seen a number of less-than-successful efforts to develop high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Product Description: The past three decades have seen a number of lessthansuccessfulefforts to develop highaltitude unmanned aerial vehicles. In 1994, theDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency, in conjunction with the DefenseAirborne Reconnaissance Office, initiated an effortdesignated theHighAltitude Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator (HAE UAV ACTD) whose goal was to facilitate the developmentof UAVs through the use of a new and innovative acquisition strategy...read more

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9780833031129 | Rand Corp, January 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The past three decades have seen a number of lessthansuccessfulefforts to develop highaltitude unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Product Description: In this report the authors summarize and then give proposals on how the Department of Defense (DOD) may implement proactive environmental management to address the challenges of balancing its efforts to pursue core military, financial, and environmental goals successfully. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Frank Camm (editor), Jeffrey A. Drezner (editor), Beth E. Lachman (editor) and Susan A. Resetar (editor)

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9780833030153 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: In this report the authors summarize and then give proposals on how the Department of Defense (DOD) may implement proactive environmental management to address the challenges of balancing its efforts to pursue core military, financial, and environmental goals successfully.

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Product Description: The U.S. military's development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has been hampered by cost overruns, schedule slippage, and disappointing operation results. The High Altitude Endurance UAV (HAE UAV) joint program, initiated under the direction of the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA), incorporates several innovative elements in its acquisition strategy that depart radically from traditional acquisition approaches...read more

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9780833027177 | Rand Corp, March 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The U.

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Product Description: Identifies activities the DoD could implement to improve its remediation of thousands of sites at active and closing installations and formerly used defense sites.

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9780833026958 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Identifies activities the DoD could implement to improve its remediation of thousands of sites at active and closing installations and formerly used defense sites.

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Product Description: The Arsenal Ship acquisition program was unique in two respects: it represented a new operational concept for Navy weapon systems, and its management structure and process represented a significant departure from traditional military ship-building programs...read more

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9780833026903 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Arsenal Ship acquisition program was unique in two respects: it represented a new operational concept for Navy weapon systems, and its management structure and process represented a significant departure from traditional military ship-building programs.

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Product Description: All major weapon system programs establish a program baseline early in the acquisition cycle which sets forth cost, schedule, and performance targets. If the thresholds are exceeded, a review and assessment procedure is initiated in an attempt to understand why the threshold was breached and how the program can be brought back on track...read more

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9780833025500 | Rand Corp, June 1, 1997, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: All major weapon system programs establish a program baseline early in the acquisition cycle which sets forth cost, schedule, and performance targets.

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Product Description: The difference between estimated and actual costs--cost growth--in weapon system development has been a recurring problem. To facilitate long-term, comprehensive, and consistent analysis of weapon system cost growth, RAND has developed the Defense Systems Cost Performance Database (DSCPD)...read more

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9780833023445 | Rand Corp, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The difference between estimated and actual costs--cost growth--in weapon system development has been a recurring problem.

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