REQUIREMENTS IN WEAPON SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
830
Agency Tracking Number:
830
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
3930 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara, CA, 95054
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DAVID E. ETTER
(408) 496-6800
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE FEASIBILITY OF EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF MANPOWER AND SKILL LEVEL REQUIREMENTS IN WEAPON SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT IS EXAMINED. THE OVERALL GOAL WITH RESPECT TO THE TOTAL PROJECT IS A FORECASTING WITH A CREDIBLE BASIS FOR PROJECTING OPERATOR AND MAINTAINER REQUIREMENTS BASED ON CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT STAGE DATA AND INFORMATION. FOUR PHASE I OBJECTIVES ARE PURSUED: (1) TO DEFINE THE RELEVANT PARAMETERS OF THE EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF MANPOWER AND SKILL LEVEL REQUIREMENTS PROBLEM, (2) TO IDENTIFY CURRENT MODELS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES BEING APPLIED IN MANPOWER FORECASTS AND SKILL LEVEL DETERMINATION, (3) TO STRUCTURE A BASELINE MANPOWER FORECASTING MODEL, AND (4) TO DISTINGUISH AMONG MAJOR, APPROPRIATE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ALTERNATIVES THAT WOULD SUPPORT A COMPUTER - BASED MANPOWER AND SKILL - LEVEL MODEL. STEPS LEADING TO THE COMPLETION OF EACH PHASE I OBJECTIVE ARE SPECIFIED. A WRITTEN REPORT WITH RESPECT TO EACH OF THE FOUR OBJECTIVES AND PHASE II WILL BE PROVIDED IN CONCLUDING PHASE I OF THE PROJECT. PHASE I IS ESTIMATED A ONE-HALF, MAN-YEAR EFFORT TO TAKE PLACE DURING THE PERIOD JULY TO DECEMBER 1984.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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