Warfighter Support

5GAO, Warfighter Support: Actions Needed to Improve Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization's System of Internal Control, ...

Warfighter Support

Author: William Solis

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 143798245X

Page: 54

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Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have faced significant risks of mission failure and loss of life due to rapidly changing enemy threats. In response, DoD established urgent operational needs processes to rapidly develop, modify, and field new capabilities, such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance tech'y., and counterimprovised explosive devices systems. This review determined: (1) what DoD entities exist for responding to urgent operational needs, and the extent to which there is fragmentation, overlap, or duplication; (2) the extent to which DoD has a comprehensive approach for managing and overseeing its urgent needs activities; and (3) has DoD evaluated the potential for consolidations. Illus. This is a print on demand report.

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