Defense Acquisitions: Improved Management and Oversight Needed to Better Control DOD's Acquisition of Services Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Defense Acquisitions: Improved Management and Oversight Needed to Better Control DOD's Acquisition of Services

Creator

  • Author: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2007-05-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Department of Defense (DOD) is relying more and more on contractors to provide billions of dollars in services. Congress has pushed DOD to employ sound business practices when using the private sector for services. This testimony discusses DOD's (1) increasing reliance on contractors; (2) efforts to follow sound business practices when acquiring services; and (3) actions to improve its management and oversight of services. This testimony is based on GAO's work spanning several years as well as recent reports issued by the Inspectors General."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: national defense
  • Keyword: defense acquisitions
  • Keyword: testimony

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: GAO-07-832T
  • Accession or Local Control No: 116607
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-07-832T
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc294731