NATO - ALCCP-1
NATO GUIDANCE ON LIFE CYCLE COSTS
|Publication Date:||4 July 2008|
The purposes of the document are the following:
• to provide guidance on the application and implementation of a
method for costs calculation/estimati
• to provide guidance for adopting a common exchange mechanism and methodologies for cost data collection, processing, validation and presentation.
• to provide a guidance for adopting a common exchange mechanism and methodologies for cost data collection, processing, validation and presentation.
The aim of this publication is to guide the Programme Managers to identify, quantify and control the costs associated with the Life Cycle of the system of interest (SOI).
This publication is useful for Programme Managers in their pursuit to optimize NATO's capabilities minimizing the Life Cycle cost, mitigate the risks and reduce acquisition times. The publication is also useful for the Cost Analyst or the Cost IPT who should conduct the Life Cycle Cost analysis.
The publication is structured in accordance with the Life Cycle stages (as defined by AAP-48) and it is flexible in order to be applicable in different situations, cases and projects as the programs need.