Guidelines for Assessing Whether Human Factors Were Considered in the Weapon Systems Acquisition Process

FPCD-82-5: Published: Dec 8, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1981.

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GAO has issued numerous reports on individual weapon systems. Many problems discussed in these reports have a direct or indirect relationship to the human factors element and the acquisition process. This report contains guidelines for auditors to use in evaluating what manpower implications were considered in the design of a weapon system to assure that the system can be operated and maintained by the people who must use it.

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