New GAO Report Refutes Notion That DOD Weapons Testers Impede Acquisition Programs

By Tony Bertuca / June 2, 2015 at 5:17 PM
The Government Accountability Office has found that oversight from the office of the Pentagon's chief weapons tester, often criticized for being too intense and bureaucratic, has actually resulted in "few significant disputes and limited program cost and schedule increases," according to a June 2 report. The report comes on the heels of congressional legislation that seeks to crack down on perceived impediments to the acquisition system being caused by the office of J. Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of...

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