GAO Says DOD Needs Better Weapon Investment Outcomes

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Tuesday told the House Committee on Armed Services that the Department of Defense must get better outcomes from its weapon system investments, which in recent years have totaled $1.5 trillion or more.

At the hearing, which covered the topic of acquisition reform over the past 25 years, Paul L. Francis, managing director of acquisition and sourcing management at the GOA, said the DOD's acquisition of major weapon systems has been on its high risk list since 1990, despite Congress and...
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