At Lawmakers' Urging, GAO Again Eyes VXX Presidential Helo Program

By Christopher J. Castelli / July 5, 2013 at 6:20 PM
The Government Accountability Office is taking a fresh look at the high-stakes VXX presidential helicopter program at the urging of the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee. The review, which is getting underway at the request of subcommittee leaders, will examine the status of the program, as well as the Defense Department's plans to develop and acquire the helicopter. GAO also will study whether those plans align with acquisition best practices and regulations; whether DOD has analyzed...

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