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Author: Michael D. Williams
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, development, century, acquisition
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1999-03
ISBN-10: 1579060153
ISBN-13: 9781579060152

DoD has charted a new course to improve the way in which it provides weapon systems for its forces -- the use of Integrated Process and Product Develop. concepts and the use of empowered, multifuncitonal teams, called Integrated Product Teams. The earliest DoD program under these concepts is the Air Force F-22 Advanced Tactical Fighter develop. program. This book describes the principles and the concepts of the F-22 program and describes how the F-22 program implements this theory. Provides explanations of how the F-22 program operates and shows practical examples of how the theoretical concep
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Author: Michael J. Sullivan (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: presidential, helicopter, program, practices, learned, acquisitions, applications, lessons, defense
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437983596
ISBN-13: 9781437983593

In June 2009, following the expenditure of close to $3 billion, the DoD terminated the Navy's VH-71 presidential helicopter acquisition program and contract because of cost growth, schedule delays, and projected system performance. The Presidential Helicopter VXX program is a successor Navy program to the terminated VH-71 program acquisition and has been initiated to develop aircraft to replace the current, aging presidential helicopter fleet. This report discusses: (1) major lessons learned from the terminated VH-71 program that should be applied to the follow-on VXX program; and (2) the curr
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Author: Neil M. Barofsky
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: modification, program, affordable, home, affecting, implementation, factors
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936733
ISBN-13: 9781437936735

In response to millions of families potentially facing foreclosure in the next several years, on Feb. 18, 2009, the President announced the Making Home Affordable (MHA) program to assist struggling homeowners. The Dept. of the Treasury announced the $75 billion Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) to assist homeowners by lowering their monthly payments through mortgage modifications. More than a year after announcement of the program, disappointing results have raised questions about program effectiveness. This report addresses: (1) HAMP¿s status and whether the program has met partici
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Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: system, approach, supporting, communities, dot, access, tools, transportation, options, analytical, national, strengthen
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437920845
ISBN-13: 9781437920840

Since 1978, the Essential Air Service (EAS) program has subsidized air service to eligible communities that would otherwise not have scheduled service. The cost of this program has risen as the number of communities being served and subsidies to air carriers have increased. At the same time, the number of carriers providing EAS service has declined. Given continuing concerns over the EAS program's long-term prospects, this report reviews: (1) the characteristics and current status of the EAS program; (2) factors affecting the program's ability to provide air service; (3) options for revising t
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: catalysis, power, premium, biocatalysis, technologies, diagnostics, dna, tools, platforms, membrane, competition, program, focused, digital, video, selective, networks, information, atp
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788174509
ISBN-13: 9780788174506

Provides information & instructions for preparation of proposals in the Advanced Technology Program Focused Program Competition for 1998. Includes a discussion of each of the individual program's goals & concepts, as well as program manager contact information. Instructions for Fiscal Year 1998 pre-proposals include questions on program scope, technical merit, benefits, commercialization, & commitment.
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Author: Roland H. Miller
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: problems, affecting, program, integrity, standing, needed, security, income, action, supplemental
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788179705
ISBN-13: 9780788179709

This report discusses management problems associated with the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, the nation's largest cash assistance program for the poor. The SSA has been troubled with program abuses and mismanagement, increasing SSI overpayment, and SSA's inability to adequately recover outstanding SSI debt. The SSI program's vulnerability to fraud and abuse, and the magnitude of overpayments involved, were primary factors in the decision to designate SSI a high-risk program in 1997 and to begin to document the underlying causes of long-standi
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Author: Susan D. Kladiva
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: billion, strategic, computing, initiative, oversight, improve, weapons, doe, needs, nuclear
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0756706564
ISBN-13: 9780756706562

To ensure the continued safety & reliability of nuclear weapons, the DoE developed the 15-year Stockpile Stewardship & Management Program in 1995 as a substitute for actual testing. This program: examines weapons, conducts laboratory experiments & tests, & conducts computer modeling & simulation (CM&S). This report examines the CM&S part of the program, known as the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative. It discusses the management of the program, including; whether the program is meeting its key milestones & whether hardware & software developments are adequate to date; whether the progr
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