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Acquisition reform DOD faces challenges in reducing oversight costs : report to congressional committees

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Written in English


  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Procurement,
  • Defense contracts -- United States -- Management -- Costs,
  • Defense industries -- United States -- Management -- Costs

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDOD faces challenges in reducing oversight costs
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15242528M

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