Cost Overruns on Weapons Systems
Witnesses testified on a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that found that most Defense Department major weapons systems cost more to develop than the Pentagon had planned.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Burke, Richard Deputy Director Department of Defense->Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
- Brown, Scott U.S. Senator [R] Massachusetts
- Carper, Thomas "Tom" R. U.S. Senator [D] Delaware
- Coburn, Thomas "Tom" A. M.D. U.S. Senator [R] Oklahoma
- Kendall, Frank III Principal Deputy Undersecretary Department of Defense->Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
- Portman, Rob U.S. Senator [R] Ohio
- Pryor, Mark U.S. Senator [D] Arkansas
- Schwartz, Moshe Analyst Congressional Research Service->Defense Acquisition Policy
- Sullivan, Michael Director Government Accountability Office->Acquisition and Sourcing Management
- Young, John J. Jr. Undersecretary Department of Defense->Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
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