Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General: U.S. Coast Guard's Acquisition of the Vertical-Takeoff-and-Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle [open pdf - 350KB]
The Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-Richard L. Skinner states the following in regards to this Office of Inspector General report (OIG): "Given the cancellation of the Vertical-Takeoff-and-Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle acquisition, this report identifies issues that the U.S. Coast Guard can address to mitigate the existing operational capability gap. It is based on interviews with employees and officials of relevant agencies and institutions, direct observations, and a review of applicable documents. The recommendations herein have been developed to the best knowledge available to our office, and have been discussed in draft with those responsible for implementation. We trust this report will result in more effective, efficient, and economical operations. We express our appreciation to all of those who contributed to the preparation of this report."
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Report No. OIG-09-82
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/