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SCAM: a system support cost analysis model

Richard J. Kaplan

SCAM: a system support cost analysis model

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Air Force -- Procurement.,
  • Weapons systems -- Maintenance and repair -- Costs -- Mathematical models.,
  • Weapons systems -- Maintenance and repair -- Costs -- Data processing.,
  • Logistics -- Mathematical models.,
  • Logistics -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Richard J. Kaplan, John Y. Lu, and Robert M. Paulson.
    Series[Rand Corporation] Memorandum RM-6049-PR
    ContributionsLu, John Y., joint author., Paulson, Robert M., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 6049, UG1203 R36 no. 6049
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 81 p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4222893M
    LC Control Number80502755

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