Perform formal manpower and skill level analyses as part of the
preconceptual phase. Waiting until LSA is conducted is too late.
Make manpower and skill level parameters part of the system and development specifications
Support manpower availability and personnel skill requirements often are not considered during the early stages of development. This leads to costly redesign, impact on other weapon system staffing, increased training requirements, increased technical manual cost, and reduced weapon system availability.
Will logistics support personnel analyses be performed before the conceptual phase?
Will logistics support personnel requirements be based on formal analysis, taking into account equipment complexity and the availability of manpower?