In 2009, the NAE recognized the need for a greater emphasis on the future readiness of Naval Aviation forces, as well as controlling the total ownership costs
of weapon systems.
So what requirements, if any, should program offices focus on in order to achieve a balanced approach to reduce total ownership costs
, and not just development and production costs?
The reduction in total ownership costs
will be assessed when testing is complete," said Harris.
1) "USD (A&T) Sets Goals for Total Ownership Cost
More dialogue between all parties, and especially with industry, would go a long way in helping to control total ownership costs
Total cost of ownership (TCO) [or total ownership cost
(TOC) as it is also known] drivers
On a more measurable scale, we are developing a way to include the effects of international program during calculation of the total ownership cost
of our programs.
Policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned for risk management, contracting, system engineering, total ownership cost
In defense acquisitions, managers must frequently make a difficult trade-off between an investment that promises to lower total ownership cost
versus their need to deploy quickly and contain current cost.
More than simply suitable replacements for existing technologies, the Galaxy series reduces energy consumption, management overhead, total ownership cost
and payback period making them an excellent selection for cities and municipalities with a "green" vision and an eye on fiscal responsibility.
The evaluation criteria will be total ownership cost
Presently, two modernization programs are in place for cruisers as well as destroyers that would enhance warfighting capabilities, extend hull service life, as well as reduce total ownership cost
through the fielding of Open Architecture and commercial computing technologies.