Theses and Dissertations
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C4I architecture supporting conduct of defensive and offensive joint ASW
(Monterey, CaliforniaMonterey, California : Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-09); NPS-SE-09-001
The Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) community requires a fully operational Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) architecture to significantly reduce time from sensor detection to defensive weapons ...
Study of the mine resistant ambys protected (MRAP) vehicle program as a model for rapid defense acquisitions
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008); NPS-AM-08-132
The purpose of this MBA Project is to analyze the procedures followed in the acquisition of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. The MRAP program, initiated in response to the improvised explosive device ...
The Land Warrior Soldier system: a case study for the acquisition of soldier systems
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008); NPS-AM-08-114
This project provides an analysis of the Army's acquisition of the Land Warrior (LW) Soldier System. Its objectives are to document the history of the LW and provide an overview of the program to establish the components ...
The need for a strategic approach to contingency contracting
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007); NPS-CM-07-126
The purpose of this study is to examine the applicability of a strategic approach to contingency contracting. Strategic approaches to procurement are successful in both industry and the Department of Defense; however, the ...
Market perception of defense mergers in the United States: 1990-2006 a case of event studies
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007); NPS-AM-07-114
The purpose of this paper is to examine and analyze whether or not there was a statistically significant reaction in financial markets to the announcements of US defense contractor consolidations (mergers and acquisitions) ...
Electronic reverse auctions in the federal government
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007); NPS-AM-07-124
In light of the limited recognition of electronic reverse auctions (e-RA) in the acquisition field, the purpose of this research paper is to further examine the use of e-RAs throughout the federal government and the ...
Ship Anti Ballistic Missile Response (SABR)
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-06); NPS-97-06-003
Based on public law and Presidential mandate, ballistic missile defense development is a front-burner issue for homeland defense and the defense of U.S. and coalition forces abroad. Spearheaded by the Missile Defense ...
Rapid Response Command and Control (R2C2): a systems engineering analysis of scaleable communications for Regional Combatant Commanders
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-06); NPS-97-06-002
Disaster relief operations, such as the 2005 Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, and wartime operations, such as Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, have identified the need for a standardized command and ...
Joint contingency contracting
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2005-06); NPS-CM-05-015
The purpose of this Master Business Administration (MBA) Professional Report is to investigate and analyze the means by which Contingency Contracting Officers (CCO) can effectively operate in a Joint contingency environment ...
Cost Performance Tradeoffs for the Army to Purchase One Type of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Support the Armor and Infantry Wartime Requirements
The goal of this MBA Project is to investigate potential dichotomies between doctrine and practice in the employment of the Raven Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV). The Army''s current Small UAV requirements are based ...
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