Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC
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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.
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