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Established in 2003, the Acquisition Research Program (ARP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is 100% sponsor funded by orginaizations within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of the Navy (DON). The ARP was strategically created and nurtured to grow organically as a free and open forum that invites innovation and debate on current defense acquisition topics that can provide intellectual rigor and operational impacts to support the warfighter. Through the combined efforts of NPS faculty and experts from US universities, think tanks, industry, and government; ARP generates a stream of relevant information on defense acquisition policies and management processes, with viable recommendations for improvement.

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Prepared for the Acquisition Research Program at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 444
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
2020-11-02Contracting in Non-Competitive Environments: Experiences of Contracting OfficersLatika Hartmann; Rene G. Rendon; Joshua D. Cissell
2020-09-15Understanding the Incentives for Small Businesses to Participate in the Acquisition Process for R&D Intensive ProductsVivek Bhattacharya
2020-09-14Understanding Acquisition Speed for the Defense Department’s Costliest and Most Complex ProgramsMorgan Dwyer
2020-09-14Acquisition Requirements and Root Cause Analysis: A Data-Centric Perspective with Data Governance, Data Analytics, and Data QualityDr. Richard Wang
2020-09-14Improve Acquisition and Procurement through Data Governance and Information QualityDr. Richard Wang
2020-09-02Framework for Augmenting Current Fleet with Commercially Available Assets for Logistics Support in Contested EnvironmentDr. Aruna Apte; Dr. Ken Doerr; Dr. Uday Apte
2020-09-02Defense Industrial Base Case StudyRobert Mortlock
2020-09-03China’s Efforts in Civil-Military Integration, Its Impact on the Development of China’s Acquisition System, and Implications for the U.S.Tai Ming Cheung; Eric Hagt
2020-03-23Developing Standard EMD Cost Factors For Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) PlatformsJonathan Ritschel; Edward White; Matthew Markman
2019-12-03Defining a Model-Based Systems Engineering Approach for Milestone Technical ReviewsWarren Vaneman; Ronald Carlson; Christopher Wolfgeher
2019-12-02Analysis of Differences between Versions of Software ExecutablesNeil Rowe; Bruce Allen
2019-11-20Rethinking Government Supplier Decisions: The Economic Evaluation of Alternatives (EEoA)Francois Melese; James Fan
2019-11-14Making Time from Data: Toward Realistic Acquisition Schedule EstimatesCharles Pickar; Raymond Franck
2019-11-01The Effects of Exporting on Defense Acquisition Outcomes: A Quantitative Look at FMS ContractingGregory Sanders; Asya Akca; Nicholas Halterman; Justin Graham; Samantha Cohen
2019-11-04Budget Forecasting for US Marine Corps Corrective Maintenance CostsEddine Dahel
2020-10-19Total Ownership With Lifecycle Cost Model Under UncertaintyJohnathan Mun; Eliah Ledbetter; Katelyn George
2008-09-01Dynamic Cost Risk Assessment for Controlling the Cost of Naval VesselsEdouard Kujawski; Diana Angelis
2008-09-01A System Approach to Expanding the Technology Readiness Level within Defense AcquisitionBrian Sauser; Jose E. Ramirez-Marquez; Romulo Magnaye; Weiping Tan
2008-09-01An Analysis of the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Spin Out 1 Low-Rate of Initial Production (LRIP) ContractAlan Laverson; Joseph San Miguel
2008-09-01Research: A Requirements Search Engine: Progress Report 2Craig Martell
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 444