Cover: A new cost model to support Air Force long-range planning

A new cost model to support Air Force long-range planning

Published 1965

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A description of the concepts, structure, and objectives of a new Air Force cost analysis model. It is intended to assist materially in the analysis of the resource implications of planning alternatives. The paper describes the nature of the long-range planning process, the role of cost analysis, and some general characteristics of modeling.

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