Accession Number : ADA289416

Title :   Weapons Acquisition: Low-Rate Initial Production Used to Buy Weapon Systems Prematurely.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA289416

Report Date : 21 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : This GAO report investigated the cost-effectiveness of the military procurement process and the subsequent suitability of the weapon systems acquired.

Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *MILITARY PROCUREMENT, CONGRESS, ACQUISITION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, COST ANALYSIS, WEAPON SYSTEMS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), FIELD TESTS, REPORTS.

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE