The Commodity Approach to Aircraft Protection Systems

Chubb, Bill
September 2006
Defense AT&L;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p30
The article reports on the step taken by the U.S. Navy to use the commodity approach to aircraft protection systems in order to deal with the threat from adversaries' advancement in weapon systems. It was stated that aircraft protection systems are a commodity that should be centrally developed to provide economic and operational advantages. Such approach accelerates speed and agility, decreases costs, and offers advantages in integration and configuration management over the traditional platform-centric approach.


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