GAO Says Major Weapons Subcontracts Lack Visibility

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 11:33 AM EDT) -- A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office recommends that the U.S. Department of Defense clarify its guidelines to improve transparency in the structure and management of major weapons system subcontractors, some of which have been blamed for costly delays on critical programs.

The GAO report, released Friday, was ordered as part of the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act and directed the GAO to study the structure and management of major subcontracts under prime contracts for the acquisition of selected major weapons systems to determine...
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