Actions Needed to Improve Visibility and Coordination of DOD's Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Efforts

Solis, William M.
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/29/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article reports on the study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the need to improve visibility and coordination of Department of Defense's (DoD) counter-improvised explosive device (IED) efforts. The escalation of the IED threat in Iraq prompted the creation of the Joint Improvised Explosive Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) to address counter-IED. However, JIEDDO lacks the clear criteria for the counter-IED because DoD did not evaluate preexisting counter-IED resources.


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