The US Department of Defense (DoD) on 1 August released details on major defence acquisition programme cost, schedule, and performance changes since the December 2018 reporting period.
Included in the information – which is based on the comprehensive annual Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019), as updated by the president’s FY 2020 budget submitted to US Congress on 11 March – is details on major missile programme cost changes for the three branches of the US Armed Forces.
“The total programme acquisition cost estimates provided in the SARs include research and development, procurement, military construction, and acquisition-related operations and maintenance.
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