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The New Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) and its potential impacts upon Defense Program Managers
The June 2003 release of the radically-revised CJCSI 3170.01C and CJCSM 3170.01 promulgating the new Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) literally turned the legacy Service-initiated Requirements ...
Joint ACCESS: high-speed assault connector (HSAC) for joint expeditionary logistics
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-12)
The current notion of seabasing requires that three Battalion Landing Teams (BLT) of a 2025 Joint Expeditionary Brigade (JEB) need to be able to transit from the Sea Base to the objective within a 10 hour period. Of the ...
Seabasing and joint expeditionary logistics
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-12); NPS-97-05-001
Recent conflicts such as Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom highlight the logistics difficulties the United States faces by relying on foreign access and infrastructure and large supply stockpiles ...
A least privilege model for static separation kernels
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-10); NPS-CS-05-003
We extend the separation kernel abstraction to represent the enforcement of the principle of least privilege. In addition to the inter-block flow control policy prescribed by the traditional separation kernel paradigm, ...
Trusted computing exemplar 2004 developments
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-10); NPS-CS-05-001
This document presents a summary of TCX developments that have occurred in financial year 2004, and provides a brief overview of the TCX Separation Kernel design.
Proceedings of the First Annual Acquisition Research Symposium. Charting a course for change, acquisition theory and practice for a transforming defense
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-09-30); NPS-AM-04-005
Many in the Department of Defense associate the phase "acquisition reform" with major policy and legislative initiatives of the past decade, for example, the shift away from reliance on military unique specifications and ...
Business Case Analysis and Contractor vs. Organic Support: A First-Principles View / September 2004
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School., 2004-09-23); NPS-GSBPP-04-006
The Business Case Analysis (BCA) is regarded as a highly-useful management tool. BCAs are mandatory, among other things, for formulating Product Support Strategies (PSSs) in the development of major systems. While defense ...
Total Ownership Cost: An Exercise in Discipline
As a first step, we felt it was important to gather research and data relating to total ownership cost initiative, without bias and complicating the process. This, in itself, is quite a task, as there had been quite a bit ...
Using Metrics to Measure Contractor Performance
This Project examines the use of metrics as a means to measure contractor performance. It is also designed to supplement the research being done on the ''Characteristics of Good Metrics for Performance Based Logistics ...
Charting a Course for Change: Acquisition Theory and Practice for a Transforming Defense - Keynote
I think this conference is a very important first step in the right direction. Obviously, much more is required in this area to be able to capitalize on what the military clearly need in the coming decades. I think this ...