Institute for Defense Analysis

"Major research program areas include:

Development of methods and models for estimating the costs to develop, test, procure, operate, and support defense forces and system.

Evaluations of defense systems that support decisions on acquisition and program planning, and involve assessments of military utility, system performance, and the risks and costs of technological integration at all stages of development and deployment, including test and evaluation.

Broad assessments of new operational concepts, current and future mission needs, system architectures, and system interoperability.Development of technology strategies, plans, standards, and investment priorities in the application of new technologies.

Assessments of the domestic and international implications of trade and technology cooperation, plans, and controls.
Development, demonstration, and application of advanced simulation capabilities and the use of modeling and simulation to examine advanced warfighting concepts."

Date/sDecember 31, 1946
Taxonomybusiness » arms industry » research
NRHP classificationinstitution-business-defense
Address4320 Westerra Ct, San Diego, CA
Location32.88417434692383, -117.21664428710938
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Institute for Defense Analysis