Reporting of Nuclear Weapons Projects Can Be Improved
PSAD-78-80: Published: Mar 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1978.
- Full Report:
The need for comprehensive periodic status reports on the Department of Energy's weapons projects is pointed out. In relation to such reports, discussions are presented of the Department of Energy's Nuclear Weapons Program, weapons information, and congressional information needs. Recommendations are made as to the content of the needed semiannual, comprehensive status report, including: program description, mission, and relationship to the Department of Defense delivery system(s); a program highlights section; original cost, schedule, and performance estimates (baseline); cost, schedule, and performance progress information to date; estimates to complete; and a variance analysis to explain major changes.