DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS: Overcoming Challenges Key to Capitalizing on Mine Countermeasures Capabilities

Francis, Paul L.
November 2007
GAO Reports;11/13/2007, preceding pi
Government Document
The article assesses the development and implementation of countermeasures systems and Littoral Combat Ship of the U.S. Navy. The Navy has developed 5 out 19 systems to be deployed in the fleets at the end of 2007, however, their operational testing does not guarantee effective performance. It is recommended that the Department of Defense must assess the capabilities of these ships resulting from intelligence preparation investments to identity required mission timelines.


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