Cost is not related to schedule and performance

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Cost is not related to schedule and performance. Schedule and performance objectives are not negotiable and cannot be adjusted. The Program Manager can focus exclusively on cost.
10) When comparing two alternative concepts, you discover that both will provide the needed capabilities. Alternative 1 requires new development that will take 7 years and will cost more than the other alternative. Alternative 2 can be developed in 4 years relying on proven Joint Capabilities Technology Demonstration (JCTD) technology. Based on the information provided here, which is the better alternative? [Given a draft Capability Development Document (CDD) and a summary Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), select an appropriate concept, from the perspective of the system developer, to meet the user's requirements.]
Alternative 1 1) A software-costing model that bases cost estimates upon statistical data such as source lines of code is an example of a ________costing model.
2) __________ consists of all costs associated with developing, procuring and housing a weapon system. [Given a cost breakdown, determine Development Cost,
3) The Air Force is in process of completing development on an upgrade to an existing fighter aircraft that will improve survivability and reliability. The contractor has provided the Government with detailed technical drawings and associated costs of the parts, materials, and labor required to produce the system. What cost estimating technique would the Air Force most likely use to prepare their budget estimate for the upgrade? [Select an appropriate method to estimate the cost of an acquisition program.] Engineerin g
Analog y Parametri c Actual Cost 1) A software costing method that uses a team of experts working both independently and together to combine different approaches and arrive at a collective judgment through consensus is an example of the _________ costing method. [Select an appropriate approach (e.g., Analogy, Parametric, Top-Down, Engineering (Bottom Up, Actual, Delphi) to estimate the cost and schedule for a software-intensive system.]
3) The largest amount of cost for a system is related to its operations and support. [Recognize the impact and interrelationship of life cycle product support and life cycle cost.]

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