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The Resource Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed, (electronic resource : report to congressional committees)

Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed, (electronic resource : report to congressional committees)

Label
Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed
Title
Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed
Title variation
Some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed
Creator
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Since 2002, MDA has been developing a Ballistic Missile Defense System comprised of a command and control system, radars that can identify incoming threats, and intercepting missiles. MDA has received approximately $123 billion and is planning to spend an additional $37 billion through fiscal year 2021 to continue its efforts. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 included a provision that GAO assess the extent to which MDA has achieved its acquisition goals and objectives. This report addresses the progress and challenges in fiscal year 2016 associated with MDA: (1) achieving fiscal year 2016 testing, asset, and capability delivery goals, (2) ensuring transparency of test schedules and costs, and (3) establishing a sound business case for future efforts. GAO reviewed the planned fiscal year 2016 baselines as stated in the BMDS Accountability Report and other program documentation and assessed them against program and baseline reviews and GAO's acquisition best practices guides. In addition, GAO interviewed DOD and MDA officials"--Preliminary page
Cataloging source
AWC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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United States
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Ballistic missile defenses
  • Ballistic missile defenses
Label
Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed, (electronic resource : report to congressional committees)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "May 2017."
  • "GAO-17-381."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- MDA made progress in Fiscal Year 2016 conducting tests and delivering assets and BMDS level capabilities but it did not meet its planned goals -- MDA's testing schedule remains aggressive and associated costs lack transparency -- MDA incorporated several elements of a sound business case for its next generation efforts but concerns with requirements and acquisition strategies could hamper efforts -- Conclusions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 109 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn988774570
  • (OCoLC)988774570
Label
Missile defense, some progress delivering capabilities, but challenges with testing transparency and requirements development need to be addressed, (electronic resource : report to congressional committees)
Link
Publication
Note
  • "May 2017."
  • "GAO-17-381."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- MDA made progress in Fiscal Year 2016 conducting tests and delivering assets and BMDS level capabilities but it did not meet its planned goals -- MDA's testing schedule remains aggressive and associated costs lack transparency -- MDA incorporated several elements of a sound business case for its next generation efforts but concerns with requirements and acquisition strategies could hamper efforts -- Conclusions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 109 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn988774570
  • (OCoLC)988774570

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