MN3365 Acquisition Logistics & Program Sustainment

ADVANCED ACQUISITION PROGRAM. This course focuses on the logistics and sustainability planning for new major weapon systems in each phase of the DoD acquisition process. It links logistics and sustainability planning, in the early stages of system development, to the effects on the system's total ownership cost. The course describes sustainability planning and management through the Systems Engineering Process and supportability analyses techniques. The course addresses the following specific subject areas: Designing for Life Cycle Cost and Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV); Logistics Supportability Elements; Supportability analyses; Logistics Open Systems; Software Support Planning; Supply Chain Management; and Post-Production Support Planning.


MN3331 or permission of instructor

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