Systems Development and Production Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-97

IAP-95-2: Published: Mar 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1995.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

GAO presented its Systems Development and Production issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 through 1997, focusing on the: (1) justification for new weapons systems; (2) development and acquisition of military weapons systems; and (3) Department of Defense's (DOD) budgeting for its procurement and research, development, test, and evaluation accounts.

GAO plans to: (1) determine whether the justifications for new and modified weapons systems are reasonable and support the national military strategy; (2) determine whether DOD and the services have adequately considered meeting stated requirements through modifications to current systems; (3) assess whether DOD has considered all cost factors and reported these costs properly; (4) determine whether DOD and the services have selected the lowest risk and least costly acquisition strategies consistent with their need for the planned systems; (5) determine whether selected acquisition strategies commit the government to production before sufficient testing is completed; (6) ensure that acquisition milestone decisions are timely and adequately supported; (7) identify whether any technical problems affect system capability and costs; (8) ensure the development of interrelated systems that provide for ease of integration; (9) report any internal control weaknesses; (10) identify items in the current budget requests that should be denied or reduced; and (11) identify prior-year appropriations that should be rescinded.

Sep 22, 2016

Sep 21, 2016

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 12, 2016

Sep 8, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

Sep 6, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

Looking for more? Browse all our products here