Draft GAO Report Hits FCS Maturity, Cost, Readiness for Key Decision

By Marjorie Censer, Dan Dupont / March 6, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Government Accountability Office has prepared a highly critical report on the Army's Future Combat Systems that questions the fundamentals of the program, from its maturity level to its budget, according to sources familiar with a draft of the document. Anticipating rising costs in a constricted fiscal environment, GAO warns that FCS has already spent too much of its money and calls on Congress to consider restricting funds until the program can provide a more complete budget, those sources say...

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