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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's acquisition of Category 2 weapons systems.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of the Army 1. To provide decisionmakers within the Army with a detailed understanding of the impact the availability of Category 2 systems will have on other decisions, the Secretary of the Army should direct the preparation of an annual acquisition status report that identifies: (1) when each Category 2 system is expected to be fielded; and (2) alternative fielding strategies focused on the successful establishment of the first digitized corps by the end of 2004.
Closed - Implemented
The DOD official responsible for follow-up on GAO's reported recommendation stated that this recommendation has been implemented, and the office of the DOD Inspector General closed its case files on this assignment in March 2001.

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