Findings From Existing Data on the Department of Defense Industrial Base: Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing Example

Report Number: SYM-AM-15-087

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Defense Industrial Base (DIB)

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Nancy Moore, Clifford Grammich, Judith Mele

Title: Findings From Existing Data on the Department of Defense Industrial Base: Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing Example

Published: 2015-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2015/SYM-AM-15-087.pdf

Keywords: Proceedings, Wednesday Sessions, Vol. 1, Symposium

Abstract:

Seeking to monitor the defense supplier base over time, the Department of Defense has turned to periodic supplier surveys. Existing data may provide some of the same as well as trend insights faster, cheaper, and with less burden on suppliers. To demonstrate the potential of existing data to provide information on the defense supplier base, RAND researchers conducted some illustrative analyses using, among other sources, the System for Aware Management, the Federal Procurement Data System