The Value of Weapon System Reliability in a Combat Environment: Costs and Performance
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?
KeywordsSpare Part Repair Time Reliability Level Logistic Support Weapon System
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