GAO Says Performance-Based Logistics Savings Still 'Unclear'

By Marjorie Censer / December 22, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Seven years after the military identified performance-based logistics as its preferred weapon system support strategy, the initiative's success in reducing costs remains unclear, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. The analysis, released today, calls on the Defense Department to improve business-case analyses to be more thorough and to ensure that program offices report detailed cost data on PBL arrangements now in place. "Improvements in the collection and reporting of detailed cost data could go a long way toward...

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