A life cycle cost study of contractor versus organic support of aircraft programs

by John Joseph McMenamin

Publisher: Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California

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Interagency Aviation Life Support Equipment DOI/USFS Aviation Helmet Standard Aviation Fuel Handling Handbook (FOR REFERENCE ONLY) NWCG Standards for Aviation Transport of Hazardous Materials DOT-SP (Seventeenth Revision) (Special Permit Authorization DOT-SP - Expiration Date: J ) Emergency Response.   Total cost and component cost data for aircraft are required for this micro versus macro analysis. Two primary sources were used to gather data. The main source of data was the Cost Estimating System, Volume 2, Aircraft Cost Handbook, Book 1: Aircraft, November , which was prepared for the Air Force Cost Analysis Agent by Delta Research. Equipment life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is typically used as one component of the equipment fleet management process and allows the fleet manager to make repair,equipment replacement, and retention decisions on the basis of a given piece of equipment’s economic life. Adding Value in Each Phase of the Aircraft Life Cycle. A global aviation leader, AerSale ® specializes in the sale, lease, and exchange of used aircraft, engines, and components, in addition to providing a broad range of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and engineering services for commercial aircraft and components. We also offer asset management services to owners of end-of-life.

Typical Cost Modeling 1. Take empirical data from past programs. 2. Perform regression to get variation with selected parameters, e.g. cost vs. weight. 3. Apply “judgment factors” for your case. e.g. configuration factors, complexity factors, composite factors. There is widespread belief that aircraft manufacturers do not know what it actually. purchase price, equipment life and maintenance cost. Total maintenance cost is the sum of material and labor cost required to repair the item, the cost of preventive maintenance to avoid repairs, plus the cost of lost production while the unit is out of service for repairs. PPM includes actions which extend the life of. Summary. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) tasked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine with establishing a committee to plan and conduct an in-depth study to examine and provide recommendations on how the Air Force can improve its sustainment planning process by planning early in the development life cycle or by other appropriate methods.

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A life cycle cost study of contractor versus organic. about 70 percent of a system's total life-cycle costs. LCC- USAF Experiences and Lessons learned.

The last decade of the 20 th century US Government phased funding problems to fulfill its defensive operational requirements. Specifically inthe USAF spent more than $16 billions to operate and support its aircraft.

To help. forecast the life cycle cost. The literature has also used the proportional models to estimate the life cycle cost. These models predict the future O&M costs of aircraft, for example, simply by multiplying the historical cost per flying hour and the estimated number of flying hours (Wallace et File Size: KB.

Top 14 Largest Air Force Aircraft CLS Programs in FY and Their Growth Since FY 24 Growth in Aircraft CLS and Aircraft Organic Maintenance Funding. 26 Aircraft CLS Program Costs, Largest Cost-GrowthCited by: 2.

A life-cycle cost analysis of the Henrietta House, UK, demonstrated that different framing systems have little or no bearing on the building's energy use or CO 2 emissions.

It also demonstrated that operational rather than embodied energy is dominant. (Courtesy of Corus Construction Centre) WBDG: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) Page 4 of Section I – Life Cycle Management (LCM) – Life Cycle Management Challenge – Life Cycle Cost (LCC) – Life Cycle Sustainment Outcome Metrics – Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP) – Life Cycle Sustainment Governance – Linkage to USD AT&L 14 Sep 10 “Better Buying Power” Efficiencies Memo • Section II – Product Support Initiatives.

During the final phases (MG7-MG15), the aircraft is built, and intensive tests – including flight trials – are performed in parallel. The objective is to assemble, certify and deliver a fully mature aircraft, starting with the programme's launch customer. At this point series production can begin.

A Life-Cycle Cost (LCC) is the total cost of a program from cradle to grave. (also refered to as Total Ownership Cost (TOC)) LCC consists of Research and Development (R&D) Costs, Investment Costs, Operating and Support Costs, and Disposal Costs over the entire life cycle.

These costs include not only the direct costs of the acquisition program, but also include indirect costs that would be. LIFE-CYCLE COST CATEGORIES. DoD M -provides standardized definitions of cost categories and elements that in total constitute system life-cycle costs.

Any changes made to these definitions in future editions of DoD M should be noted and will take precedence over this - guide. Estimates of program life-cycle cost are to. The key cost drivers for CLS on aircraft programs are depot main-tenance for airframes and engines and the repair and replacement of parts.

(See pp. 31–) Aircraft CLS programs have a wide scope of tasks, so contractors on some programs provide a substantial number of field-support representatives, or technicians, who perform mainte. Specifically, this consists of the costs (organic and contractor) of personnel, equipment, supplies, software, and services associated with operating, modifying, maintaining, supplying, training, and supporting a system in the DoD inventory.

O&S costs can account for a majority of the Life Cycle Costs (LCC) for a program. PBL is synonymous with performance-based life cycle product support, where outcomes are acquired through performance-based arrangements that deliver Warfighter requirements and incentivize product support providers to reduce costs through innovation.

These arrangements are contracts with industry or intragovernmental agreements Product acquisition involves an examination of the support cost of major equipment over its total life years. Depending on the type of equipment, support costs may range from 10 to times the cost of acquisition. "Life Cycle Costing: Techniques, Models and Applications" offers a comprehensive approach to the entire field, and treats it in such a way that the reader requires no previous 5/5(1).

That new versus used question. One analysis was to evaluate three models three different ways: new, used high time and used low time. On aircraft #1, new had the lowest life cycle costs.

For aircraft #2, life cycle costs favored the low time used aircraft. For aircraft #3, it was the high time model with the lowest life cycle costs. revisit the life cycle cost models for weapon systems.

The current life cycle cost models were developed when metals were the major material used in the production process. A series of affordability initiatives have culminated in significant evidence over the last decade to better quantify the impact of primarily composite structures in.

Typical industrial-consumer system life cycle for two users. MODELS Modeling is a useful tool when one seeks to study system performance and cost character- istics. Fisher [43] states that a cost model may be viewed as an integrating device designed to facilitate the analytical process of bringing.

Life Cycle Cost (LCC) can speed up your operation’s budgeting process and helps you predict Cash Flows, Net Present Values, Residual Values, and compare different forms of ownership.

Our Life Cycle Cost software reveals vital information about aircraft ownership and operation with the effects of differing assumptions for more than aircraft. Who conducted the study on the impacts of OPTEMPO on useful life and is a report available. KPMG LLP, a support contractor for the Department, developed the methodology, with extensive assistance from DoD Comptroller and selected program management offices.

The methodology was validated with additional programs. the cumulative cost of operating and maintaining facilities significantly impacts the overall institutional budget.

To improve the cost-effectiveness of its building and renovation programs, Stanford must invest in designs and systems with improved long-term performance. The Guide-lines for Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) instruct Project.

B and C-5B aircraft. DOD's life-cycle cost estimates pre- contractor versus organic Air Force maintenance and support, (2) fuel consumption, and (3) the number of B aircraft considered to be comparable aircraft as compared to organic support.

The latest study showed. Full Contractor Support Interim Support ensure effective and economical support for the life cycle of ships, systems, and equipment. In this broad context, ILS is a disciplined, unified, and interactive approach for the • provide the required support during the system or equip ment life cycle at minimum cost.

Life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is a tool to determine the most cost-effective option among different competing alternatives to purchase, own, operate, maintain and, finally, dispose of an object or process, when each is equally appropriate to be implemented on technical grounds.

For example, for a highway pavement, in addition to the initial construction cost, LCCA takes into account all the. Life cycle assessment of an ai rcraft component: a case study respiratory inorganics of about % impact. Vapour degreasing a n d ot h e r pr o c e ss h a s. of work to be performed by the contractor but rather provides the con-tractor with the flexibility to perform the work that is required during the life of the contract.

In effect, the Navy is buying outcomes, or the output (e.g., availability, reliability, etc.) of the support work, rather than the work itself. The Program Executive Office for Special Operations Forces Support Activity (PEO-SOFSA) is based out of Bluegrass Station in Lexington, -SOFSA is responsible for executing USSOCOM's largest service contract vehicle, which provides a wide range of tailored contractor logistics support services to the Command's Special Operations Forces (SOF) Service Components and Warfighters.

Programs & Related Topics. Acquisition and Relocation Recommended Environmental Review Record Documentation to Support an Environmental Impact Statement Waiver for Projects in Unacceptable Noise Conditions barrier that fits with its surroundings and performs its intended acoustical and structural functions at reasonable life-cycle cost.

quisition costs to include the outyear costs and provide total life cycle cost management. This study report concentrates on the ad~va~nces made in Oc&S costing methodology and, life cycl.e cost analysis research and analyzes how life cycle cost management is being accomplished on three of our current defense programs.

Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is a data-driven tool that provides a detailed account of the total costs of a project over its expected life. When making funding decisions under constrained budgets, it is. The transponders installed on aircraft and naval vessels establish the identity of friendly forces.

For SWAP-constrained platforms and to reduce procurement, upgrade, and life cycle costs, see more about our next generation AN/DPX-7 Reduced Size Transponder (RST) below. All of our transponders feature. Life-cycle costing (LCC) is an essential element of capital management in public organizations.

If public organizations only consider the initial acquisition or construction cost of public capital, they will understate the total cost of the investment decision.

Theory. There are four sets of costs typically involved in LCC calculations: 1. Includes funding for aircraft research and development, aircraft procurement, initial spares, and aircraft support equipment. The single largest defense program, the 5. th.

generation F Joint Strike Fighter (FY request, $billion ; includes Modification program) resides in this category. Also in the FY request are 3 2 - 4. th.(3) Essentially the cost benefit of a warranty is considered to be the difference between the life cycle cost of a system with a warranty and the life cycle cost with no warranty.

Life cycle cost is defined as the total cost of an item or system over its full life. It includes the cost .Finally, life-cycle sustainment costs for the F were continuing to grow—at the time of the report, life-cycle sustainment costs were projected to be a total of $ trillion over the life cycle of the system.

Recommendations from the GAO Study.