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Assessments of Selected Major Weapon Programs

By General Accounting Office

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Book Id: WPLBN0000001315
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Assessments of Selected Major Weapon Programs  
Author: General Accounting Office
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Accountability in government, United States. General Accounting Office
Collections: Government Library Collection, Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection
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Publisher: United States General Accounting Office (Gao)

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Office, G. A. (n.d.). Assessments of Selected Major Weapon Programs. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.org/


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Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

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Excerpt: GAO assessed 54 programs, which represent an investment of over $800 billion, ranging from the Missile Defense Agency?s Airborne Laser to the Army?s Warfighter Information Network-Tactical. GAO?s assessments are anchored in a knowledge-based approach to product development that reflects best practices of successful programs. This approach centers on attaining high levels of knowledge in three elements of a new product or weapon?technology, design, and production?at key consecutive junctures in development. If a program is not attaining these levels of knowledge, it incurs increased risk of technical problems, with significant potential cost and schedule growth implications (see figure). If a program is falling short in one element, like technology maturity, it is harder to attain the requisite amount of knowledge to prudently proceed in succeeding elements.

 

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