Cost Performance Tradeoffs for the Army to Purchase One Type of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Support the Armor and Infantry Wartime Requirements

Report Number: NPS-AM-05-025

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Requirements

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: William Snodgrass, Glenn Jenkins

Title: Cost Performance Tradeoffs for the Army to Purchase One Type of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Support the Armor and Infantry Wartime Requirements

Published: 2005-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Graduate Student

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2005/NPS-AM-05-025.pdf

Keywords: Raven Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV), Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS), Doctrine and Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTP), Doctrine, Organization, Training, Material, Leadership, Personnel,

Abstract:

The goal of this MBA Project is to investigate potential dichotomies between doctrine and practice in the employment of the Raven Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV). The Army