Auditors peg Next Generation Jammer acquisition at $7.6B

By Jason Sherman / April 14, 2017 at 4:40 PM
Congressional auditors peg the Next Generation Jammer program to be a $7.6 billion acquisition effort, the first formal cost assessment made public since the Pentagon's acquisition executive cleared the Navy airborne electronic attack program to proceed into engineering and manufacturing development. The Government Accountability Office, in a report on select big-ticket Pentagon weapon acquisition program, revealed the Raytheon-led NGJ Increment 1 program is estimated to cost $3.5 billion for research, development, test and evaluation and $4 billion for procurement --...

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