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C-5a Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study, Air Force Center For Systems Engineering, John M. Griffin Mar 2008

C-5a Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study, Air Force Center For Systems Engineering, John M. Griffin

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The C-5 Systems Engineering Case Study captures the untold story of the application of systems engineering during the concept exploration, development, and production of the USAF C-5A and C-5B aircraft. The case study examines and dissects the systems engineering process as applied by the Air Force C-5 System Program Office and the prime contractor, Lockheed, Georgia, from the program s genesis in 1957 to the last delivery of the C-5A and the beginning of the C-5B program in 1973. Numerous interviews were conducted with the principals who managed and directed the program and a story of the systems engineering process ...