This is a dissertation on the use of networking techniques in the United States Air Force, using Program Evaluation and Review Techniques (PERT). Basically, PERT is a tool of management in its efforts to plan, schedule, and control production. Use of PERT by the Air Force in weapon system management is expounded in its various phases. Means of developing uniformity in the use of PERT when establishing costs for activities are outlined. A Bibliography on PERT and other networking techniques is also included.