Costing Future Complex and Novel Projects

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-065

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Cost Management

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Michael Pryce

Title: Costing Future Complex and Novel Projects

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

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Keywords: Data collection, data analysis, tool development, air combat systems


A program of current research funded by the United Kingdom (UK) research councils and supported by the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is reported. The work involves pioneering data collection, analysis, and tool development to support future air combat systems. The role of a community of users and developers of the data and tools is reported, as well as the underpinning philosophy of the work and future prospects for its wider application.