TITLE

DOD COST OVERRUNS: Trends in Nunn-McCurdy Breaches and Tools to Manage Weapon Systems Acquisition Costs

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/29/2011, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the trends in Nunn-McCurdy breaches and tools in managing weapon systems acquisition costs. It notes the increase of Nunn-McCurdy breaches in presidential or statute administration. The Department of Defense (DOD) often accounts design and engineering issues for the breaches. DOD also introduces practices to mitigate the risk of these breaches.
ACCESSION #
59806618

 

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