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- Thorogood Publishing 2002; US$ 180.00
Aims to draw out the main principles, processes and procedures involved in tendering and negotiating MoD contracts. This book covers aspects of competitive tendering, negotiation and contractual negotiations. It provides guidance, tips and techniques for dealing with the MoD. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Investigates the contract sector of the British Army during the long eighteenth century. This book argues that this group of financiers, private merchants, businessmen and farmers represented a vital interest group which was at the nexus of the fiscal-military structure. It draws on papers from the War Office, the Treasury and the Audit Office. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 125.00 US$ 109.38
All the ILS expertise needed to achieve a more supportable system and cost-effective support infrastructure Engineers and managers can turn to the updated Third Edition of Integrated Logistics Support Handbook for expert guidance on applying Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for acquisition and procurement planning in new product development.... more...
- Business Expert Press 2011; US$ 19.95
This text offers a practical approach for understanding the US Army's extremely complex global logistics system, widely acknowledged as one of the largest in the world. The focus is on inventory management policy where prescriptions are illuminated through the prism of an enterprise supply chain analysis. Although Army aviation logistics examples are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military procurement in China under the successive leaderships... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00
The United States government invests billions each year on equipping armed forces with the most advanced military equipment. The root of the American defense acquisition system is driven by a combination of national interests and domestic political requirements. While fundamentally the defense acquisition system has produced results for the United... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
In Buying Military Transformation, Peter Dombrowski and Eugene Gholz analyze the United States military's ongoing effort to capitalize on information technology. New ideas about military doctrine derived from comparisons to Internet Age business practices can be implemented only if the military buys technologically innovative weapons systems. Buying... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 109.95
The U.S. government mandates that all Department of Defense logistic-wide initiatives adopt commercially proven practices and strategies to undergo maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) transformations. Reasons for the drastic order include aging weapons systems, an aging workforce, limited financial resources, and new technologies, just to name... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Arms purchases are among the most expensive, technologically challenging and politically controversial decisions made by modern-day governments. Superpower spending on weapons systems is widely analysed and discussed. But defence procurement in smaller industrial countries involves different issues which receive less attention. This volume presents... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The U.S. military is no longer based on a Cold War self-sufficient model. Today's armed forces are a third smaller than they were during the Cold War, and yet are expected to do as much if not more than they did during those years. As a result, a transformation is occurring in the way the U.S. government expects the military to conduct operations?with... more...