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PLANET : Planned Logistics Analysis and Evaluation Technique--Depot Simulation.

Published 1969

by Bernard J. Voosen

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A description of PLANET, a series of four computer simulation models that examine the interactions of hardware configurations, operations, and logistics support for a variety of weapon systems in a singleor multi-base environment. The models aid in developing logistics support plans for a spectrum of weapon systems (aircraft to nonmobile missiles). They also are useful in periodically assessing whether the support that is planned will efficiently maintain a system or equipment. Thus, they contribute to the development of an integrated logistics support plan for systems and equipment at all maintenance levels in the programmed life cycle. The models may be used in any size computer, and may be expanded or modified for special applications. 37 pp. Ref. Bibliog.

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