TITLE

DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS: Observations on Weapon Program Performance and Acquisition Reforms

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/19/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the weapon acquisition programs of the Department of Defense (DOD) in the U.S. GAO observes the portfolio of major defense acquisition programs, the knowledge about the key junctures of subset of 42 weapon programs from the 2009 portfolio and recent implementation of recent acquisition reforms. Also mentioned that GAO analyzed the data on the composition portfolio of major defense acquisition programs.
ACCESSION #
51003956

 

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