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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • I.

    INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................1

    • A.

      PURPOSE.........................................................................................................1

    • B.

      RESEARCH OBJECTIVES ...........................................................................2

    • C.

      METHODOLOGY ..........................................................................................2

    • D.

      LIMITATIONS OF RESEARCH ..................................................................3

  • II.

    BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW ...................................................5

    • A.

      GENERAL........................................................................................................6

    • B.

      MRAP OVERVIEW........................................................................................6

      • 1.

        History...................................................................................................6

      • 2.

        Capabilities and Characteristics.........................................................8

      • 3.

        Need.......................................................................................................9

      • 4.

        Manufacturers....................................................................................10

    • C.

      LITERATURE REVIEW .............................................................................11

      • 1.

        The Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) ...............................................................................................11

      • 2.

        Rapid Acquisition Processes .............................................................14

      • 3.

        Regulatory Framework Governing Rapid Acquisitions ................15

      • 4.

        The Warfighter Rapid Acquisition Process (WRAP).....................17

      • 5.

        A Recent Case Study on an Accelerated Acquisition .....................18

      • 6.

        The Value of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell (JRAC) .................19

    • D.

      SUMMARY ....................................................................................................21

  • III.

    PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACTING STRATEGY .................23

    • A.

      EARLY PROGRAM HISTORY..................................................................23

      • 1.

        Need Identification.............................................................................24

      • 2.

        Requirement validation .....................................................................25

    • B.

      PROGRAM STRATEGY .............................................................................26

      • 1.

        Acquisition Strategy...........................................................................26

      • 2.

        Tailored Acquisition Approach ........................................................27

    • C.

      PROGRAM EXECUTION ...........................................................................28

      • 1.

        Concurrency .......................................................................................30

      • 2.

        LRIP vs. FRP......................................................................................31

      • 3.

        Source Selection .................................................................................33

      • 4.

        Contracting Strategy and Management...........................................35

      • 5.

        Program Evolution.............................................................................38

    • D.

      BUDGET AND FINANCE............................................................................39

      • 1.

        Funding Actions .................................................................................40

      • 2.

        Budget Complexity.............................................................................43

      • 3.

        MRAP Approach to Funding............................................................45

    • E.

      KEY FACTORS AND TRADE-OFFS.........................................................49

  • IV.

    TESTING AND EVALUATION (T&E)..................................................................53

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