Nuclear Weapons: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Budgeting, Cost Accounting, and Management Associated with the Stockpile Life Extension Program Page: 3 of 48
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Results in Brief 3
NNSA Has Not Provided Congress with a Clear Picture of the
Stockpile Life Extension Program Budget or Reliable Budget
NNSA Does Not Have a System for Tracking Refurbishment Costs by
Weapon System 14
Management Problems Remain Despite NNSA Improvements 17
NNSA Has Various Actions Underway to Fix Its Management
Recommendations for Executive Action 35
Agency Comments 37
Scope and Methodology 37
Appendix I: Comments from the National Nuclear Security
Appendix II: GAO Contact and Staff Acknowledgments 43
GAO Contact 43
DOE Department of Energy
GAO General Accounting Office
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
SFFAS Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards
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GAO-03-583 Improving the Stockpile Life Extension Program
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