The study, Project Proof Point: A Study to Determine the Impact of Performance Based Logistics
(PBL) on Life Cycle Costs (https://acc.dau.mil/adl/en-US/550258/file/68272/Final%20Proof%20Point%20Narrative%20Report%20)(30%20Nov%2011) generally substantiated the PBL approach to DoD's weapon system life cycle support using fourtiers of evidence--empirical evidence, statistical point of proof with a defined level of confidence, compelling evidence, and a preponderance of evidence--to arrive at the following conclusion:
Performance based logistics
comprehensive guidance [Memorandum].
"Successful Implementation of Availability Based Contracting in the United Kingdom: An Industry Perspective." Defense Performance Based Logistics
Conference, Crystal City, VA, July 28.
If DMSMS and obsolescence are the problem, technology insertion, continuous modernization, open systems architecture, redesign, modifications, Performance Based Logistics
(PBL), public-private partnerships, commodity councils, evolutionary acquisition, spiral development, and emulation are all tools to help the PM, the life cycle logistician, and/or the DMSMS manager to ensure the continued support-ability and sustainability of the system.
This contract is for performance based logistics
service in support of the AH-64E Apache attack helicopter fleet.
The scope of work includes technical capabilities to expand and improve a state-of-the-art, missile defense system to ensure defensive capabilities remain both relevant and current, to include but not limited to: boost vehicle development; integration of redesigned kill vehicle with BV; providing GBI assets for labs and test events; development, integration, testing and deployment of ground systems software builds to address emerging threats; acquisition and emplacement of launch support equipment; expanded systems testing through all ground and flight testing; cyber security support; and, performance based logistics
. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract including options from $6,140,952,229 by $6,560,000,000 to $12,640,952,229.
Gold medal winners included Erick Karn in the Economy in Government Operations category; the H-60 Sea Hawk 2015 Performance Based Logistics
Sustainment Team in the Outstanding Professional Achievement category; and Nathaly Mendez-Forney in the Special Accomplishment category.
As emphasized in the March-April 2012 Defense AT&L magazine article, "Performance Based Logistics
and Project Proof Point--A Study of PBL Effectiveness": "PBL strategies are not synonymous with, nor should they be confused with Contractor Logistics Support (CLS).
Security company Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) revealed on Thursday that it has won a performance based logistics
(PBL) supply support contract valued at USD61m, from the US Naval Supply Systems Command's NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support facility in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
The next article, "Are the Performance Based Logistics
Prophets Using Science or Alchemy to Create Life-Cycle Affordability?
Division efforts include government/industry studies, workshops and conferences addressing the elements of the Future Logistics Enterprise such as Public Private Partnering, Performance Based Logistics
, Total Life Cycle Support, RFID, UID, Contractors on the Battlefield, Logistics Human Capital Initiatives, and Logistics Supply Chain Integration.
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