Difference between revisions of "Mission Analysis (glossary)"
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<blockquote>''Examination and definition of the primary and secondary purposes of a system.''
<blockquote>''Examination and definition of the primary and secondary purposes of a system.'' modified from Blanchard and Fabryky 2011) </blockquote>
Revision as of 00:46, 12 September 2012
Examination and definition of the primary and secondary purposes of a system. - modified from (Blanchard and Fabryky 2011)
Blanchard, B. S., and W. J. Fabrycky. 2011. Systems Engineering and Analysis, 5th ed. Prentice-Hall International series in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA: Prentice-Hall.
Though Blanchard and Fabrycky (2011) do not define "mission analysis", their discussion of "mission definition" is relevant to mission analysis. Effectively, mission analysis is a set of activities designed to help answer the questions (Blanchard and Fabryky 2011):
- What is the system to accomplish? and
- How will the system accomplish its objectives?
The purpose of MA is to understand a problem or opportunity, analyze the solution space, and initiate the life cycle of a potential solution that could answer the problem or take advantage of an opportunity.
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