Defense Department Weapons Procurement

Witnesses testified about major weapons systems acquisition programs for the Defense Department. Chairman Carl Levin and ranking… read more

Witnesses testified about major weapons systems acquisition programs for the Defense Department. Chairman Carl Levin and ranking Republican John McCain had introduced bill S 454 to enforce increased oversight and accountability in the Defense acquisitions system and better practices throughout the Defense Department. Among the issues addressed were cost overruns and a proposal that programs be cut when they became 25% over budget. close

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Defense Department Weapons Procurement

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Program ID:
284393-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 2009

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  • Mar 04, 2009 | 12:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2009 | 4:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 09, 2009 | 11:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2009 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2009 | 7:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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