Best Practices:

Highlights of the Knowledge-Based Approach Used to Improve Weapon Acquisition

GAO-04-392SP: Published: Jan 1, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2004.


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    This is a best practices pamphlet discussing the highlights of the knowledge-based approach to improving weapons acquisition. It reviews the manufacturing processes through three phases, (1) technology development, (2) product development, and (3) production.

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