upgrade; however, the concept has not yet been fully defined, and its acceptance as a DoD-wide design and development strategy for avionics will require better supporting tools and retraining of personnel.
Business Challenges. DoD and industry will have to develop new business models that support competition and investment in R&D by suppliers in a MOSA environment. Business incentives must be defined and included in the avionics acquisition process.
Chapter 2 is a broad overview of the magnitude of the problem of aging avionics. Chapter 3 provides an overview of ongoing government and industry initiatives to address the problem of aging avionics. In Chapter 4 , the committee presents its observations and assessments based on analyses of presentations, briefings, and data from other sources. Chapter 5 provides a summary of the committee's findings and recommendations.