The complex task of defence equipment acquisition has probably never been more challenging, given developments in defence technologies and the increasing pressures to minimise expenditure and improve best value for money. This publication considers how to address these challenges by applying the philosophy and techniques of defence systems engineering. Topics covered include: an overview of the UK defence environment; aspects of acquisition including Smart Acquisition, research and technology, public-private partnerships and the private finance initiative; operational and financial analysis; supplier issues; test processes and evaluation; effective management procedures; and future developments in defence systems acquisition and engineering in the 21st century.and has generated a set of pragmatic solutions to conquer complexity. Over time the DEGa#39;s ... Old Tappan, NJ: Prentice-Hall Blanchard, SB and Fabrycky, WJ ( 1998) Systems Engineering and Analysis (3rd edn). Upper Saddle River, NJ:anbsp;...
|Author||:||Alex Weiss, Ken Hambleton|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2005-01-01|