A Technique for Evaluating Complex System of Systems Designs

Report Number: NPS-AM-10-053

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Systems-of-Systems

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Stephen Blanchette Jr., Steven Crosson

Title: A Technique for Evaluating Complex System of Systems Designs

Published: 2010-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2010/NPS-AM-10-053.pdf

Keywords: System of Systems, SoS, LCA, complexity

Abstract:

Complexity is the hallmark of most modern military systems. The desire to have legacy systems interoperate with new systems, and especially the mounting interest in developing