Accession Number:

ADA558843

Title:

Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

196.0

Abstract:

This is GAO s annual assessment of DOD weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes 1 observations on the cost performance of DOD s 2011 portfolio of 96 major defense acquisition programs 2 an assessment of the knowledge attained by key junctures in the acquisition process for 37 major defense acquisition programs, which were selected because they were in development or early production 3 observations on the implementation of acquisition reforms, particularly for 16 future major defense acquisition programs that are not yet in the portfolio, which represent the best opportunity to assess DOD s progress in this area.

Subject Categories:

  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE