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The Value of Weapon System Reliability in a Combat Environment: Costs and Performance

  • Karen W. Tyson
  • Stanley A. Horowitz
  • D. Graham McBryde
  • Peter Evanovich
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 332)

Abstract

This paper reports on the development of a methodology for assessing the cost and performance trade-offs between equipment reliability and logistic support under combat conditions. In other words, does reliability make a difference and, if so, how much?

Keywords

Spare Part Repair Time Reliability Level Logistic Support Weapon System 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen W. Tyson
    • 1
  • Stanley A. Horowitz
    • 1
  • D. Graham McBryde
    • 1
  • Peter Evanovich
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Defense AnalysesAlexandriaUSA
  2. 2.Center for Naval AnalysesAlexandriaUSA

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