Operations and maintenance cost for new major U.S. Coast Guard platforms: projected versus actual costs.
Frost, John Ewen
Fremgen, James M.
Weitzman, Ronald A.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis examines the accuracy of the operations and maintenance budget models developed for new U.S. Coast Guard cutters and aircraft as part of life cycle cost analysis prior to acquisition. The HU-25A medium range search aircraft and HH-65A short range recovery aircraft were used along with the 270 foot medium endurance cutter and the 110 foot patrol boat. A regression method of estimating these costs using historical costs was explored as an alternative to the laborious task of identifying each major cost element. The results indicated that the budget models are poor predictors and that parametric methods may provide more accuracy. Additional research in developing cost estimating relationships for this purpose is needed.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Wodele, Ryan (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-12);Special Operations Air Mobility Vehicle (SOAMV) is the military term used to describe the Weight Shift Control (WSC) aircraft. The WSC aircraft is a type of Light-Sport aircraft that has certain characteristics that ...
Washington, Craig J. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-06);Since 1991, the cost and schedule of the F-14 Tomcat Standard Depot Level Maintenance (SDLM) Program has doubled. Additionally, the requirements for In-Service Repair (ISR) have grown at a exponential rate as SDLM deferrals ...
Ricks, W. Alan (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1997-12);Since the U.S. does not have the largest military force in the world, it relies on force multipliers to achieve victory. One of these force multipliers is stealth technology. However, when stealth technology is used in ...