Design-to-cost: concept and application
Horn, Noel Paul
Dabbieri, Peter Vincent Jr.
Creighton, John W.
Bodenburg, John F.
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Design-to-cost has been instituted as one of several reforms to Department of Defense procurement practices. This thesis presents historical needs for such reforms. Design-to-cost is described and placed in context with other policy revisions. Impacts of recent changes and resultant controversies are explored. Sample cases display the actual implementation of Design-to-cost. Problem areas are enumerated and remedial actions proposed.
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