Senate lawmakers crack down on DOD's blocking of weapon system performance data

By Tony Bertuca / July 19, 2022 at 12:59 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee wants the Defense Department to stop blocking the public release of information on the performance -- or lack thereof -- of multibillion-dollar weapon systems and is calling for the Pentagon inspector general to review DOD's "uneven" justifications for doing so. The committee, in its report accompanying the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill , wants the DOD inspector general to review the department’s use of “controlled unclassified information” markings on government documents. Defense officials often...

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