Human Performance Modeling in the Naval Capabilities Development Process

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-11-C-4145
Agency Tracking Number: N072-136-0418
Amount: $599,995.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-136
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
Frontier Technology, Inc.
75 Aero Camino, Suite A, Goleta, CA, -
DUNS: 153927827
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Conroy
 Principal Investigator
 (937) 429-3302
 dconroy@fti-net.com
Business Contact
 Rhonda Adawi
Title: Contracts Manager
Phone: (805) 685-6672
Email: radawi@fti-net.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The objective for the Phase II research is to develop, and integrate computer tools to provide analysis capabilities to examine system acquisition/sustainment issues and address engineering-level and supportability issues quickly, helping fleet managers/operators to prioritize requirements and select best-value investment options. The computer tools will provide capabilities to support a Life Cycle Analysis of Alternatives and business case assessments for Navy systems enabling analysts and managers to understand the trade space for investment options, including the performance impacts of human systems integration. The primary analysis tools to be considered for enhancement and use are FTI"s commercial, Integrated Cost As an Independent Variable (I-CAIV), and Integrated Cost Estimation (ICE) tools, and other analysis tools associated with the commercial Ship System Affordability Tool Suite. In addition, sources of human performance data will be addressed, including Navy data systems such as VAMOSC and information/data from other companies that are researching aspects of human performance assessments and cost analysis. This Phase II research effort will refine and apply the FTI affordability tool suite to multiple logistics/supportability planning and analysis needs associated with the Engineering and Supportability Decision System (ESDS) being developed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme (NSWC PHD).

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