Strong Leadership Is Key to Planning and Executing Stable Weapon Programs

May 2010
GAO Reports;5/6/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which examines the defense acquisition programs in the 2008 major weapon system acquisition program portfolio of the Department of Defense (DOD). The program stability was analyzed through the Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval (DAMIR) data. The study shows that some programs met their schedule objectives and the stable programs institute knowledge-based business cases.


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