Investment plans (1 - 3 of 3 items)
Next Generation Jammer: DOD Should Continue to Assess Potential Duplication and Overlap As Program Moves Forward
GAO-13-642: Published: Aug 20, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 2013.
Generation Jammer (NGJ) program is duplicative using a variety of means, but none of them address all of the system's planned roles or take into account the military services' evolving airborne electronic attack investment plans. DOD analyses support its conclusion that the NGJ meets a valid need and is not duplicative of existing capabilities in its primary role--suppressing enemy air defenses fr...
Defense Acquisitions: Future Aerostat and Airship Investment Decisions Drive Oversight and Coordination Needs
GAO-13-81: Published: Oct 23, 2012. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 2012.
GAO identified 15 key aerostat and airship efforts that were underway or had been initiated since 2007, and the Department of Defense (DOD) had or has primary responsibility for all of these efforts. None of the civil agency efforts met GAO's criteria for a key effort. Most of the aerostat and airship efforts have been fielded or completed, and are intended to provide intelligence, surveillance, a...
Air Force Training: Actions Needed to Better Manage and Determine Costs of Virtual Training Efforts
GAO-12-727: Published: Jul 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2012.
The three lead Air Force major commandsAir Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, and Air Combat Commandall utilize training requirements review boards composed of subject-matter experts to determine training requirements for specific aircraft. These boards determine which training requirements can be completed in live or virtual environments based upon factors such as...