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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 428
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
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
2008-09-01Software-Hardware Asset Reuse Enterprise (SHARE) Repository Framework Final Report: Component Specification and OntologyJean Johnson; Curtis Blais
2008-09-01New Patterns of Collaboration and Rivalry in the US and European Defense and Aerospace IndustriesChip Franck; Ira Lewis; Bernard Udis
2008-09-01Measuring Transaction Costs in DoD Acquisition ProgramsDiana Angelis; John Dillard; Raymond Franck; Francois Melese
2008-09-01Exploring the Implications of Transaction Cost Economics on Joint and System-of-Systems ProgramsDiana Angelis; John Dillard; Raymond Franck; Francois Melese; Mary-Maureen Brown; Robert M. Flowe
2008-08-01The Evolving Private Military Sector: A SurveyNicholas Dew; Bryan Hudgens
2008-07-01Achieving the Desired Structure of the Defense Industry in the 21st CenturyJacques S. Gansler; William Lucyshyn; Michael Arendt
2004-07-01Downsizing in the Navy: Privatization of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, IndianapolisWilliam Lucyshyn; Jeffrey Cuskey; Jonathan Roberts
2008-06-01Modeling the Integration of Open Systems and Evolutionary Acquisition in DoD ProgramsDavid N. Ford; John T. Dillard
2008-06-01Crossing the Technology Adoption Chasm: Implications for DoDPeter Coughlan; Nicholas Dew; William Gates
2008-04-01Integrated Decision Technology for Acquisition and ContractingRoy Garrison; Daniel Dolk; Albert Barreto
2008-03-01Material Planning for Remanufacturing Defense AssetsGeraldo Ferrer
2008-03-01Lessons Learned from Outsourcing the Pearl Harbor MK-48 Intermediate Maintenance ActivityJacques S. Gansler; William Lucyshyn; Benigno Alarcon Deza
2008-03-01The Impact of the Navy’s Tuition Assistance Program on the Retention and Promotion of First-term SailorsStephen Mehay; Elda Pema
2008-03-01Indefinite Reenlistment for Senior Petty OfficersJohn Enns
2008-03-01Software Hardware Asset Reuse Enterprise (SHARE) Repository Framework: Related Work and Development PlanJean Johnson; Curtis Blais
2008-03-01Analysis of Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) Implementation in Navy Acquisition ProgramsRene G. Rendon
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 428