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The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Naval Research Program (NRP) is funded by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), and supports research projects for the Navy and Marine Corps. The NRP research projects arc comprised of individual research teams, where projects arc conducted, NPS expertise is developed and then maintained, on behalf of the Navy and Marine Corps. The NPS NRP serves as a launch-point for new initiatives which posture naval forces to meet current and future operational warfighter challenges. The primary mechanism for obtaining NPS NRP support is through participation at NPS Naval Research Working Group (NRWG) research meetings that brings together fleet topic sponsors. NPS faculty members. and students, to discuss potential research initiatives.
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Achieving Better Buying Power for Mobile Open Architecture Software Systems through Diverse Acquisition Scenarios Scacchi, Walt; Alspaugh, Thomas A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-05); UCI-AM-17-041This research seeks to identify, track, and analyze software component costs and cost reduction opportunities within diverse acquisition life cycle scenarios for open architecture systems accommodating Web-based and mobile ...
Proceedings of the Third Annual Acquisition Research Symposium. Acquisition Research: Creating Synergy for Informed Change May 17-18, 2006 Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-04-30); NPS-AM-06-011Those familiar with the Naval Postgraduate School's Acquisition Research Program know that, since its inception in 2003, we have promoted the idea of big A Acquisition as a core theme. This term is intended to highlight ...
Using Additive Manufacturing to Mitigate the Risks of Limited Key Ship Components of the Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Wang, Xiao Y.; Whitworth, James R. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-03); SYM-AM-17-073The purpose of this project was to explore the benefits of using a combination of additive manufacturing (AM), performance-based logistics (PBL), and open systems architecture (OSA) to mitigate the risks of limited key ...