Acquiring Weapon Systems in a Period of Rising Expenditures

Implications for Defense Management Gao ID: MASAD-81-26 May 14, 1981

In order to provide Congress with information on many program issues concerning major weapon systems, the 24 GAO reports issued from September 1980 through April 1981 are summarized. The principal issues common among the weapon systems such as system effectiveness, program acquisition issues and the impact that the GAO recommendations could have on those programs are highlighted.

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