Measuring the Value of Renewal: Age, Operational Tempo, Deployment, and Reset Effects on the Readiness and Maintenance Costs of Army Vehicles
Assesses the effects of vehicle age, operational tempo (OPTEMPO), deployment location, and reset on the mission-critical failures and maintenance costs of selected Army vehicle fleets.
Jun 3, 2013
Equipment Sustainment Data in Standard Army Management Information Systems: Needs, Gaps, and Opportunities
Effective ''cradle-to-grave'' management of weapon and materiel systems requires ongoing assessment of life cycle sustainment data -- information about the operation, support, and disposal of Army equipment -- available in Standard Army Management Information Systems.
Jul 9, 2012
Improving Recapitalization Planning: Toward a Fleet Management Model for the High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
Describes analyses carried out and results obtained in a study conducted to assess the effects of aging on High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles in order to assist decisionmaking for the Army's recapitalization program.
Dec 1, 2008
Describes research conducted to develop a standard methodology for updating the U.S. Army's Annual Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Availability Factors (AMAFs).
Jul 4, 2007
Examines the relationship between equipment age and spare part costs for M1 Abrams tanks.
Oct 24, 2005
Assesses the relationship between tank age and the mission-critical failure rate for the Army's M1 Abrams tank.