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Many electronic parts have life cycles that are shorter than the life cycle of the product they are in. Life cycle mismatches caused by the obsolescence of electronic parts can result in significantly sustainment costs for long life systems. In particular, avionics often encounters part obsolescence problems before being fielded and nearly always experience(More)
This work presents a novel approach to tackling the challenges of estimating the cost impact of multiple net centric warfare architectural design alternatives, the cost of the equipment, the cost to maintain and upgrade the equipment in terms of hardware, software, and labor, and the total cost of ownership of those alternatives. This paper is the result of(More)
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