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The weapons acquisition process

F. M. Scherer

The weapons acquisition process

economic incentives.

by F. M. Scherer

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Published by Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Defense contracts -- United States.,
    • Research and development contracts -- United States.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Procurement.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9743.U6 S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 447 p.
      Number of Pages447
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5910860M
      LC Control Number64012400
      OCLC/WorldCa843128

      About article usage data: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aenean euismod bibendum laoreet. Proin gravida dolor sit amet lacus accumsan et . Military acquisition is the bureaucratic management and procurement process dealing with a nation's investments in the technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its national security strategy and support its armed objective is to acquire products that satisfy specified needs and provide measurable improvement to mission capability at a fair .

        British Weapons Acquisition Policy and the Futility of Reform. British Weapons Acquisition Policy and the Futility of Reform book. they adopted the reforms they did and why these reforms failed to have any meaningful effect on the operation of this process. The study draws upon a number of disciplines such as economics, politics and Cited by: 9. Defense Acquisition Guidebook. NAVAIR Acquisition Guide. Navy Acquisition Strategy Decision Guide. Navy Simplified Acquisition Procedures Guide. Army Pamphlet Army Weapons System Handbook. #N#DoD Guide to Integrated Product and Process Development. DSMC Acquisition Strategy Guide. Defense Acquisition Program Support Methodology Guidebook.

      – The Weapons Acquisition Process—Harvard Business School, Merton J. Peck and Frederic M. Scherer Blue Ribbon Defense Panel (Fitzhugh Commission) Congressional Commission on Government Procurement Arming America: How the U.S. Buys Weapons—.   The goal of the course is to broaden the students’ acquisition of knowledge and experience by visiting operating locations across AFMC and the Space and Missiles Systems Center to learn from and evaluate acquisition weapons and tactics through direct engagement with program executive officers, technology directors, test wings and sustainment.


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The weapons acquisition process by F. M. Scherer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Weapons Acquisition Process: An Economic Analysis, the calculations disclose overruns, excess of actual over estimated costs, at an average of times original cost estimates, and schedule slip-pages at times original estimates.

Part of the disparity between estimated and actual performances the authors attribute to the unknowns Author: F. Peck, Merton J., and Scherer. The President's Budget request for the Department of Defense sustains the President's commitment to invest in America's security and prepare for the threats and challenges of a new age by funding a high state of military readiness and ground force strength; strengthening combat capabilities of America's Armed Forces; developing the capabilities to deter and defeat future.

Get this from a library. The weapons acquisition process: economic incentives. [F M Scherer] -- Based on the author's thesis, Harvard University. Bibliography: p. Weapons Acquisition Process Economic Incentives Textbook Binding – January 1, by F.

Scherer (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Why are certain weapons acquired in the United States and others not. In a unique study, Theo Farrell addresses this question by examining the strategic, institutional and budgetary issues surrounding four major weapon programmes: B-2 stealth bomber, MX missile, A naval bomber and DIVAD army air-defence gun.

Programs (MDAPs). This book focuses on all funding for the key acquisition programs. To simplify the display of the various weapon systems, this book is organized by the following mission area categories: MissionArea Categories ($ in Billions) Numbers may not add due to rounding.

FY Program Acquisition Costs by Weapon System. INTRODUCTION. The weapons acquisition process: an economic analysis Merton J. Peck, Frederic M. Scherer Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, - Arms race - pages. the purchase of an item or service; the acquisition process encompasses the design, engineering, construction, testing, deployment, sustainment, and disposal of weapons or related items purchased from a contractor.

1 From a policy perspective, federal regulations and federal law. McNaugher examines weapons procurement since World War II and shows how repeated efforts to improve weapons acquisition have instead increased the harmful intrusion of political pressures into that technical development and procurement process.

Today's weapons are more complicated than their predecessors. So are the nation's military forces. In their landmark book, The Weapons Acquisition Process: An Economic Analysis, Harvard professors Merton Peck and Frederic Scherer noted that Author: Robert N.

Charette. The weapons acquisition process by F. Scherer,Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University edition, in EnglishPages: Get this from a library. The Weapons Acquisition Process: an economic analysis.

[By] Merton J. Peck Frederic M. Scherer. [Merton Joseph PECK, and SCHERER (Frederic Michael); Frederic Michael SCHERER; Harvard University.

Graduate School of Business Administration. Weapons Acquisition Research Project.]. In this book, McNaugher examines weapons procurement since World War II and shows how repeated efforts to improve weapons acquisition have.

The claims are familiar: the $ hammer, the $ toilet seat, the $91 screw, the $2, wrench, and the $7, coffee pot. Oh, sometimes we get the amounts mixed up and say the $ hammer and $2, toilet seat, but we all know these are outrageous examples of apparent contractor fraud and abuse and incompetent government management that draw attention to Cited by: 5.

Defense acquisition reform initiatives have been Department of Defense perennials over the past fifty years. Yet reforming the. acquisition process remains a high priority each time a new admin - istration comes into office.

Many notable studies of defense acqui - sition with recommendations for changes have been published. Thomas L. McNaugher is a Research Associate at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The M16 Controversies: Military Organizations and Weapons Acquisition (Praeger, ), and Arms and Oil: US Military Strategy and the Persian Gulf (Brookings, ).

He is currently writing a book about the weapons acquisition process. New Weapons, Old Politics: America’s Military Procurement Muddle. By Thomas L.

McNaugher. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, A muck-raking analysis, the author uses case studies to illuminate concerns at the heart of the ongoing debate over defense acquisition, especially a slow and heavily bureaucratic approach to development, a preference.

account for about 80 percent of the acquisition budget. 1 These programs are large weapons systems programs such as those for the Joint Strike Fighter (F), the Future Combat Systems, the Ballistic Missile Defense System, and the SSN class fast-attack submarine.

Perceived weaknesses in the DOD acquisition process have included the following: an inadequate. The Acquisition Secretary will most assuredly become an integral part of the consensus-building process that surrounds developing weapons, adding.

Stockpile phase (Phase 6) of the traditional process and has, accordingly, been called the Phase 6.X process. The Phase 6.X process provides a framework to conduct and manage refurbishment activities for existing weapons. It makes the maximum use of the established structure, flow, and practices from the traditional phase process.

Demonstrates that the US weapons acquisition process in largely ineffective and inefficient, with institutional and budgetary issues dominating the origins and development of weapons while strategic considerations appear irrelevant.

Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. BooknewsAuthor: Theo Farrell.The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process has many steps and can often take anywhere from 6 months to several years to complete. In this guide, we’ll outline the acquisition process from start to finish, describe the various types of acquisitions (strategic vs.

financial buys), discuss the importance of synergies (hard and soft synergies.Given his recent position, General Miley is uniquely suited to comment on the weapons systems acquisition process. The subject of this paper will be of obvious interest to those readers directly involved with military acquisitions, as well as government projects in general.