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Naval aviation maintenance: a case study for process improvement
(Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-12-15); NPS-LM-06-043
Process Improvement at the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment (AIMD) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
This project focuses on the J52-P408 engine repair process and the implementation of the ''AIRSpeed'' program at the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), WA. The ...
Getting the Most from Acquisition Reforms: FAR 13.5 Test Provisions for Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Commercial-item Acquisition
The past decade has seen a significant change in business practices within the Federal contracting arena. Acquisition reform initiatives have fundamentally transformed the protocols and processes the Federal Government ...
Managing the Service Supply Chain in the Department of Defense: Opportunities and Challenges
The services acquisition volume in the US Department of Defense (DoD) has continued to increase in scope and dollars in the past decade. Between FY 1999 to FY 2003, DoD''s spending on services increased by 66%, and in FY ...
Naval Aviation Maintenance: A Case Study for Process Improvement
This case is divided into two parts: Part A describes the J52-P408 engine repair process prior to the implementation of AIRspeed at the AIMD Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island (NASWI) J52 engine repair shop. Part B discusses ...
Implementing Coordinative Acquisition as a Viable Streamlined Acquisition Process in the Department of Defense (DoD): Will Contractors Participate
The purpose of this MBA Project is to discuss the use of the coordinative acquisition tool, which supports Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment (DAPA) recommendations calling for more streamlined acquisition architecture. ...
Measuring the Value Added of Management: A Knowledge Value Added Approach
This article is one in a series of papers addressing one or more issues of critical importance to the acquisition profession. A working paper is a forum to accomplish a variety of objectives, such as: (1) present a rough ...
A Transactions Cost Economics Approach to Defense Acquisition Management
This study examines defense acquisition through the new lens of Transaction Cost Economics (TCE). TCE is an emergent field in economics that has multiple applications to defense acquisition practices. TCE''s original focus ...
Joint Fire Support in 2020 : development of a future joint fires systems architecture for immediate, unplanned targets
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-12); NPS-97-07-002
The United States military has continually strived to develop systems and procedures that attempt to maximize the effectiveness and improve the collaborative effects of fire support across the spectrum of warfare. Despite ...
Collection management and targeting architecture
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-11); NPS-IS-06-004
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