AMSAAArmy Materiel Systems Analysis Agency
AMSAAArmy Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (US Army)
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AMSAA developed TMDE usage and TMDE coordinator training surveys, which were administered during site visits to various brigade combat teams (B CTs), including armor, infantry, Stryker, combat aviation, and multifunctional brigades (including fires, air defense, battlefield surveillance, and sustainment brigades).
CASCOM and AMSAA met with supporting military and civilian calibration personnel during each unit visit to verify calibration workloads and TMDE use.
In phase 1, AMSAA identified appropriate hardware and software to be integrated into a HUMS that could be used for engineering development purposes--an engineering development HUMS (EDHUMS)--and completed initial testing and evaluation of these components in continental United States (CONUS) test and training environments.
AMSAA collects data from imbedded onboard sensors and added sensors, including the data bus, GPS, and terrain sensor.
The ALLP is open to all DoD military and civilians, and AMSAA welcomes you to contribute to this valuable mission by sharing your knowledge and experiences, as well as leveraging those lessons currently in the portal.
The entire AMSAA workforce, other than the deputy director, who is a colonel, consists of Department of the Army (DA) civilians and contractors.
One use of analysis in logistics has been AMSAA FSB's deployment of analysts to Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan.
In addition to performing analytical studies, AMSAA is the sole provider of certified systems performance data for all Army analytical studies.
One M&S tool developed and used by AMSAA for ISR studies is the Fusion Oriented C4ISR Utility Simulation (FOCUS) which represents individual dismounted Soldiers, air platforms, ground platforms, and their associated sensors.
AMSAA developed the software scorecard to complement its existing hardware reliability portfolio and facilitate an increasing software reliability workload.
The AMSAA Reliability Scorecard contains 40 elements grouped into eight critical categories.
The AMSAA PM2 reliability growth planning curve sets a much better expectation for what reliability values should be achieved as part of the system development process.