Browse Publications Technical Papers 1999-01-5555

A System-of-Systems Approach to Aerospace Ground Equipment 1999-01-5555

The Air Force Research Laboratory Deployment and Sustainment Division (AFRL/HES), in coordination with Arthur D. Little, Inc., has undertaken a system-of-systems approach to defining and designing aerospace ground equipment (AGE). This method is usually used to take advantage of the open architecture nature of ne and developing electronics through modular design. This paper discusses how we applied it across the electronic, mechanical, and structural aspects of AGE to research and develop a new concept to meet the burgeoning needs of the 21st century Air Force.


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