An Analysis of the Defense Acquisition Strategy for Unmanned Systems
Jones, Courtney D.
Naval Postgraduate School Acquisition Research Program
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With impending budget reductions, there will be increasing pressure to narrow down on robotics technologies to achieve efficiencies and reduce costs. However, to maintain the health of the robotics industry, the acquisition strategy must be contingent on the evolution of industry. This thesis examines the defense robotics industry and historical technology S-curves for comparable industries and evaluates unmanned system acquisition strategies.
Annual Acquisition Research Symposium
NPS Report NumberNPS-AM-14-C11-146
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