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Title: Evaluation of computer-aided system design tools for SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) Battle Management/C3 (command, control and communications) architecture development. Final report

Abstract

This IDA paper was prepared at the request of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. The paper documents findings of an evaluation on the capabilities of certain computer software/computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools to provide computer-aided graphic design of Battle Management/C3 for the SDIO. Each tool (of the five selected on the basis of the best available at this time), was installed at IDA. After training by vendor tool staff, an IDA team, using a hands-on design experience determined the merits of the tools for SDI application. A comparative summary of the tools is given relative to envisaged SDI requirements and an extensive questionnaire is answered for each.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6641861
Report Number(s):
AD-A-197452/6/XAB; IDA-P-2062
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; COMPUTER GRAPHICS; ARCHITECTURE; COMMUNICATIONS; MILITARY STRATEGY; PROGRESS REPORT; DOCUMENT TYPES; NATIONAL DEFENSE 990500* -- Civilian Defense-- (-1987); 990220 -- Computers, Computerized Models, & Computer Programs-- (1987-1989)

Citation Formats

Fife, D.W., Campbell, K., Chludzinski, J., Corcoran, N., and Gonzalez, C. Evaluation of computer-aided system design tools for SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) Battle Management/C3 (command, control and communications) architecture development. Final report. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Fife, D.W., Campbell, K., Chludzinski, J., Corcoran, N., & Gonzalez, C. Evaluation of computer-aided system design tools for SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) Battle Management/C3 (command, control and communications) architecture development. Final report. United States.
Fife, D.W., Campbell, K., Chludzinski, J., Corcoran, N., and Gonzalez, C. 1987. "Evaluation of computer-aided system design tools for SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) Battle Management/C3 (command, control and communications) architecture development. Final report". United States. doi:.
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