Improvements to: DOD's Urgent Needs: Processes Would: Enhance Oversight: and Expedite Efforts: to Meet Critical: Warfighter Needs

May 2010
GAO Reports;5/4/2010, preceding p1
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The article discusses the report to the U.S. Senate for the Committee on Armed Services from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. It focuses on the issues which would improve the Department of Defense in the areas on war-fighter's needs assessment, training, rapid acquisition authority, and reprogramming decision framework to expedite the delivery in budget acquisition, project authorization, urgent solution, and efficient responsiveness.


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