9. Cost Analysis

The tools that support this requirement model costs of generic OOTWs for use in national force structure planning, input to decisions on engaging in an OOTW, and to estimate comparative costs during mission planning. Historical data are required.

Elements include:

The tool requirements are provided by the OOTW analysis tasks that it must support.

Estimate cost of operation, task # 1.2: Estimate the cost of operations, including both direct and indirect costs.

The MORS OOTW workshop yielded a refinement of Task 1.2, estimate cost of operation.

This is a medium-complexity model. The priority is 3; modelability is Yellow (Y); and the data availability is Expensive ($). Do it now.

The table below will be updated as information is posted on the bulletin board for each requirement.

Table 9. Cost Estimation Tools

ID Tasks Addressed
1.2.1 1.2.2 1.2.3 1.2.4 1.2.5 1.2.6 1.2.7
CANTELOUPES   Army     Army    
database              
JSORTS              
SOFCOST   SOF     SOF    
spreadsheet              
COST Y Y          

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