Engineered Resilient System Life Cycle Costing Model

  • Allen Blash Department of Systems Engineering United States Military Academy West Point, NY
  • William Butler Department of Systems Engineering United States Military Academy West Point, NY
  • Lindy Clark Department of Systems Engineering United States Military Academy West Point, NY
  • Kyle Fleming Department of Systems Engineering United States Military Academy West Point, NY
  • LTC Jennifer Kasker Department of Systems Engineering United States Military Academy West Point, NY

Abstract

In order to make the best use of the defense spending budget, it is critical that the Department of Defense (DoD) accurately predict the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), Procurement, and Operation and Support (O&S) costs down to the third level of the Work Breakdown Structure for Major Defense Acquisition Project (MDAP) wheeled or tracked vehicles. This research utilizes historical data, extracted from government databases, to develop cost estimating relationships (CERs) that predict the life cycle cost of wheeled and tracked vehicles based on attributes. This research can also be leveraged for defense acquisition programs across the DoD portfolio. The model will be integrated into a tradespace analysis tool, ERS & CREATE-GV, which was developed by ERDC to predict the cost of each alternative created in the tradespace.

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Published
2016-11-12
How to Cite
Blash, A., Butler, W., Clark, L., Fleming, K., & Kasker, L. J. (2016). Engineered Resilient System Life Cycle Costing Model. Industrial and Systems Engineering Review, 4(2), 149-155. Retrieved from http://watsonojs.binghamton.edu/index.php/iser/article/view/66