IDA Report On DOD Inflation Index Use
The May 2012 Insitute for Defense Analyses report finds that current Pentagon guidance for future weapon system costs utilizes an index that presumes "prices for DOD procurement items will move in accordance with prices in the economy as a whole," something IDA calls "a questionable assumption."
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