TITLE

Inadequate Communication and Oversight Hampered DHS Efforts to Develop an Advanced Radiography System to Detect Nuclear Materials

AUTHOR(S)
Aloise, Gene; Caldwell, Stephen L.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/15/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the review made by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the cargo advanced automated radiography system (CAARS) program by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). It examines the events that led to the cancellation of the acquisition phase of program by DNDO. DNDO intends to work on CAARS to allow the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to detect more shielded nuclear material in all vehicles and cargo containers.
ACCESSION #
53919916

 

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