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Issues with Access to Acquisition Data and Information in the Department of Defense: Doing Data Right in Weapon System Acquisition : RAND Corporation 2017
McKernan, Megan, Drezner, Jeffrey A. , Moore, Nancy Young, Mele, Judith D., Shontz, Douglas, Connor, Kathryn, Chenoweth, Mary E., Grammich, Clifford A., Nelson, Walter T., Orrie, Rebecca, Szafran, Anita
The Major Causes of Cost Growth in Defense Acquisition. IDA Paper P-4531. Vol. I, Executive Summary . Alexandria, VA : Institute for Defense Analyses , December 2009
Kneece, Royce R., Mandelbaum, Jay, Porter, Gene H., Gladstone, Brian G, Gordon, C. Vance, Karvonides, Nicholas, O’Neil, William D.
January 12, 2001
NPR Accomplishments.” App. F in A Brief History of Vice President Al Gore’s National Partnership for Reinventing Government During the Administration of President Bill Clinton 1993–2001 . Washington, DC : National Partnership for Reinventing Government , January 12, 2001
Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Defense Acquisition Reform (Phase III): A Streamlined Approach to Weapons Systems Research, Development and Acquisition. The Application of Commercial Practices. . Washington, DC : Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology , May 1996
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Report to the President and the Secretary of Defense on the Department of Defense by the Blue Ribbon Defense Panel. Fitzhugh Commission Report. In United States Congress, Defense Acquisition: Major U.S. Commission Reports (1949–1988) Volume 1, 139–384. . Washington, DC : U.S. Government Printing Office 1988
et al., Fitzhugh, Gilbert W., Peterson, Marth E., Thurman, Leona P., Blackie, William, Champion, George, Clements Jr., William P., Fluke, John M.
Report of the Commission on Government Procurement, Volume I. In United States Congress, Defense Acquisition: Major U.S. Commission Reports (1949–1988) Volume 1, 385–590. . Washington, DC : U.S. Government Printing Office 1988
et al., Perkins, McGuire E., Holifield, Chet, Beamer, Paul, Chiles Jr., Lawton M., Gurney, Edward J., Horner, Richard E., Horton, Frank
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