How bad is DoD blowing its budget?

Mike Sullivan, Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues, GAO

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 11:09 pm

Nearly one-third of weapons systems the Defense Department has bought since 1997 are overbudget, and some of them by as much as 50 percent.

Those numbers are from a new Government Accountability Office report. The federal law that is supposed to get the Pentagon to cancel or fix procurement programs isn’t working. In fact, GAO only found one example. Mike Sullivan is the Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues at the GAO.

Mike Sullivan is the Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues at the GAO.

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