ABSTRACT

National Missile Defense: Even With Increased Funding Technical and Schedule Risks Are High, Report to Congressional Requesters   [open pdf - 135KB]

This report reviews the National Missile Defense (NMD) program funding requirements and schedule and technical risks. GAO determines determine (1) why the Department of Defense (DOD) significantly increased the program's near-term funding in its May 1997 Quadrennial Defense Review,1 (2) how funding increases authorized and appropriated by Congress for the program in fiscal years 1996 through 1998 have been used or are planned to be used, and (3) DOD's planned level of future funding for the NMD program and planned uses for those funds.

Report Number:
GAO/NSIAD-98-153
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Date:
1998-06-23
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office (GAO): http://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
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