TITLE

Many Analyses of Alternatives Have Not Provided a Robust Assessment of Weapon System Options

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/26/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on whether Analysis of Alternatives (AOAs) of the Department of Defense (DOD) are effective in identifying the options for weapon program initiation. The study also examines the factors that have an impact on the scope and quality of AOAs and whether the effectiveness of AOAs can be improved by DOD policy changes. DOA recommends the establishment of criteria and guidance of how AOAs should be conducted.
ACCESSION #
45033205

 

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