Report Number: NPS-AM-10-047

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Cost Management

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Robert Tremaine, Donna Seligman

Title: It

Published: 2010-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

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Keywords: Life Cycle Cost Management (LCCM), Cost Containment, Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV), Performance Based Logistics (PBL), Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD), Earned Value Management (


Unless program managers (PM) tackle cost containment head-on, future weapon system acquisition successes may be jeopardized, resulting in fewer products and services to equip the nation