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Briefing on commercial and Department of Defense space system requirements and acquisition practices

The Department of Defense (DOD) has had long-standing difficulties developing and delivering space systems on time and within budget. Some programs have been delayed by years and cost billions of dollars more than their initial estimates. Attempts to reform DOD space acquisitions in the past have so...

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Main Author: Chaplain, Cristina T.
Other Authors: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Washington, DC : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2010]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (55 pages) : illustrations.
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Online Access: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS121828
http://www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-10-315R