Taking Aim at Acquisition

Tiron, Roxana
May 2009
Sea Power;May2009, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on the move of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and Congress to establish sweeping reforms in the weapons acquisition system of the U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD). The move is indicated to present changes in the buying of Naval ships which will focus on design, engineering, price, and development. The reform is also designed to establish a director of independent cost assessment for the assurance of the reliability of cost estimates for the acquisition programs.


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