Diagnosing the Army's Equipment Readiness

The Equipment Downtime Analyzer

by Eric Peltz, Patricia Boren, Marc Robbins, Melvin Wolff


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To keep its equipment ready to fight, the Army needs metrics that fully portray its condition both in the motor pool and during missions. These metrics should connect underlying logistics processes and equipment reliability to equipment readiness results so that the Army can target its resources effectively. The Equipment Downtime Analyzer provides an integrated set of metrics that tie equipment sustainment and reliability to equipment readiness.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Comprehensive Equipment Readiness Metrics Are Vital

  • Chapter Two

    The Need for Improved Army Equipment Readiness Metrics

  • Chapter Three

    A New Picture of Equipment Readiness

  • Chapter Four

    Using the EDA to Gain Insight into Failure Rates

  • Chapter Five

    Using the EDA to Gain Insight into the Repair Process

  • Chapter Six

    The Path Ahead

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