Performance-Based Logistics: Examining the Successes and Challenges When Operating in Stressful Environments

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-046

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Performance-Based Logistics (PBL)

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: William Lucyshyn, John Rigilano, Darya Safai

Title: Performance-Based Logistics: Examining the Successes and Challenges When Operating in Stressful Environments

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.org/files/FY2016/SYM-AM-16-046.pdf

Keywords: Performance-Based Logistics (PBL), defense budget

Abstract:

Given current and anticipated budgetary constraints, the Department of Defense (DoD) must heighten its focus on affordability, especially with regard to operation and maintenance costs, which account for almost two-thirds of the defense budget. At the same time, new and evolving threats demand superior technology that is highly reliable. To a large extent, these twin objectives