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Toward a verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A) ontology
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-12-31); NPS-MV-08-003
The Department of Defense (DoD) Modeling and Simulation Steering Committee (M&S SC) is sponsoring several Acquisition Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Projects. One of those projects is titled, Standardized Documentation for ...
An Empirical Study of the United States Navy's Management and Oversight of Services Acquisition
The Department of Defense is spending an ever-increasing amount on support for the operation of Continental United States (CONUS) installations. The purpose of this MBA project is to provide a comprehensive overview of ...
Study of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle Program as a Model for Rapid Defense Acquisitions
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 ...
Introducing Professional Writing Skills to Future Naval Officers: An Adjunct to NPS Distance Learning
Newly-minted naval officers will be judged by seniors on the merits of their writing skills. Required undergraduate English composition courses do not prepare officers to write the clear, well-organized correspondence ...
The Land Warrior Soldier System: A Case Study for the Acquisition of Soldier Systems
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 Logistics Support Resource Strategy Map: A Design and Assessment Tool
Designing a resource strategy for logistics support includes choosing to use contracted, blended, or organic support, or a combination thereof, for acquisition products. Non-cost issues have received much less attention ...
An Operational Utility Assessment: Measuring the Effectiveness of the Joint Concept Technology Demonstration (JCTD), Joint Forces Protection Advance Security System (JFPASS)
Planning modern military operations requires an accurate intelligence assessment of potential threats, combined with a detailed assessment of the physical theater of operations. This information can then be combined with ...
Forecasting the Demand of the F414-GE-400 Engine at NAS Lemoore
The purpose of this research is to forecast the repair demand of the F414-GE-400 aircraft engine and determine if the Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) West, located at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, will be able to meet ...
Squadron Movements and Associated Transportation Problems: An Inner Look into the Process
The purpose of this MBA project is to explore the feasibility of pre-positioning common aviation support equipment onboard aircraft carriers. When called upon to conduct shipboard operations, carrier-based squadrons are ...
Systems approach to defeating Maritime Improvised Explosive Devices in U.S. ports
Insight gained from terrorist attacks, training excercises, and intelligence intercepts over the past few years has shown a renewed interest in the use of mining as an effective means of disrupting commerce and damaging ...