DOD's Missile Defense Schedules Not Reliable, GAO Says

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 8:50 PM EDT) -- None of the five major acquisition programs at the Missile Defense Agency have reliable schedule or cost estimates, leaning them vulnerable to delays and price increases, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report Friday.

The GAO evaluated five major programs, the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, Aegis Ashore, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Precision Tracking Space System, and the Targets and Countermeasures Extended Medium-Range Ballistic Missile, and found that none of them had a complete master schedule that would allow the U.S. Department of Defense to properly measures...
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