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Product Description: Recent bid protests have caused large disruptions in resource and operational planning in the Air Force, even leading to the cancellation of the Combat Search and Rescue helicopter program. Some tactics that the Air Force could use to counter such protests in the future include simplifying and clarifying selection criteria and priorities, explaining how its cost estimates are developed, and involving attorneys in external review of bids...read more

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9780833051677 | Rand Corp, February 16, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Recent bid protests have caused large disruptions in resource and operational planning in the Air Force, even leading to the cancellation of the Combat Search and Rescue helicopter program.

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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: The last F-22A aircraft is scheduled for delivery in early 2012, so decisions must be made as to what tooling will be retained and what will be disposed of. The authors find that, for a modest, one-time additional cost of $17 million and a very small additional annual recurring cost, the Air Force can retain all F-22A unique government tools...read more

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9780833050984 | Rand Corp, March 16, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The last F-22A aircraft is scheduled for delivery in early 2012, so decisions must be made as to what tooling will be retained and what will be disposed of.

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Product Description: The Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) currently runs three in-theater hospitals for severely injured or wounded personnel. Part of the practioners' preparation was treating DoD beneficiaries for a broad range of injuries and illnesses...read more

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9780833050229 | 1 edition (Rand Corp, February 16, 2011), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) currently runs three in-theater hospitals for severely injured or wounded personnel.

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Product Description: In April 2009, the Department of Defense decided to terminate production of the F-22A Raptor. In advance of the decision, the Air Force asked RAND Project AIR FORCE to identify the costs and the industrial base implications of various shutdown options...read more

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9780833046499, titled "Ending F-22A Production: Costs and Industrial Base Implications of Alternative Options 2009" | Rand Corp, February 15, 2011, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: In April 2009, the Department of Defense decided to terminate production of the F-22A Raptor.

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Product Description: Congress asked RAND for an independent review of whether the estimated savings from proposed multiyear contracts for 60 F-22A aircraft over three years would yield the promised savings. Researchers found that a multiyear procurement of three lots of F-22A fighters would save an estimated $411 million-about 4...read more

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9780833041968 | Rand Corp, October 15, 2007, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: Congress asked RAND for an independent review of whether the estimated savings from proposed multiyear contracts for 60 F-22A aircraft over three years would yield the promised savings.

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Product Description: Cost analysts must predict-sometimes very far-into the future how much money the military will spend on weapon systems. But these analysts do not have perfect knowledge about tomorrow's technology, economic conditions, or any other future event...read more

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9780833038630 | Rand Corp, May 30, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Cost analysts must predict-sometimes very far-into the future how much money the military will spend on weapon systems.

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Product Description: The authors examine the effects on cost of various trends in test and evalution for certian military systems.

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9780833035400 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2004, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The authors examine the effects on cost of various trends in test and evalution for certian military 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: Analyzes the effects of materials and manufacturing techniques on airframe costs and explores the implications of these effects on acquisition policy. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833030368 | Rand Corp, August 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Analyzes the effects of materials and manufacturing techniques on airframe costs and explores the implications of these effects on acquisition policy.

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Product Description: A number of analyses have recently been conducted in efforts to update technical cost models and cost estimating relationships for fixed-wing combat aircraft, particulary in light of the numerous cost-saving measures that have been initiated over the past decade...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833030184 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A number of analyses have recently been conducted in efforts to update technical cost models and cost estimating relationships for fixed-wing combat aircraft, particulary in light of the numerous cost-saving measures that have been initiated over the past decade.

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