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Results in Brief: Contracted Advisory and Assistance Services for the U.S. Army Future Combat Systems
Inspector General, Department of Defense, Department of Defense Report No. D-2010-024
November 24, 2009 

CRS Report for Congress - Defense: FY2008 Authorizations and Appropriations
, Congressional Research Service
January 23, 2008 

GAO Report - Defense Acquisitions: Assessment of Major Weapons Programs, GAO 07-406SP
, Government Accountability Office (GAO)
March 1, 2007 

GAO Letter - Defense Contracting: Questions for the Record, GAO 07-217R
, Government Accountability Office
December 21, 2006 

CRS Report for Congress - Defense: FY2007 Authorization and Appropriations
, Congressional Research Service
September 5, 2006 

CBO Study - The Army's Future Combat Systems: Program and Alternatives
, Congressional Budget Office
August 1, 2006 

CBO Testimony - The Army's Future Combat Systems Program
, Congressional Budget Office
April 4, 2006 

GAO Testimony - GAO’s High-Risk Program, GAO 06-497T
David M. Walker, Government Accountability Office (GAO)
March 15, 2006 

Department of Defense: Quadrennial Defense Report Review
, Department of Defense
February 6, 2006 

CRS Report - Defense: Authorization and Appropriations for FY2006
, Congressional Research Service
July 15, 2005 

CRS Report - Authorization and Appropriations for FY2005: Defense
, Congressional Research Service
December 14, 2004 

GAO Report - Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Major Weapons Programs, GAO 04-248
, Government Accountability Office (GAO)
March 1, 2004 

GAO Letter - Issues Facing the Army's Future Combat Systems Program, GAO 03-1010R
, Government Accountability Office (GAO)
August 13, 2003 

CRS Report - Authorization and Appropriations for FY2004: Defense
, Congressional Research Service
June 10, 2003 


POGO in the News

Army alters $160B modernization program schedule, By Donna BorakAssociated Press, June 26, 2008 

Billions for Pentagon Failures, By Matthew BlakeThe Washington Independent, May 1, 2008 

U.S. Army's 'Future Combat Systems' Program Remains Under Fire, By Richard MullenWorld Politics Review, May 30, 2007 

Fighting Folly, By Greg, May 1, 2007 

Future tanks could surprise critics, By Sydney J. Freedberg, September 20, 2006 

Weapons Are Far Over Budget: 25 Programs Overrun Estimates by More Than 50%, By Charles R. BabcockWashington Post, April 8, 2006 

High-tech U.S. combat force stalled by price tag: 'Bridge to future' could cost $145 billion, By Tim WeinerInternational Herald Tribune, March 29, 2005 

Hearings Focus on $100 Billion Army Plan, By Renae MerleWashington Post, March 15, 2005 

Revamped Army Plans Give Boeing Bigger Role, By Renae MerleWashington Post, August 10, 2004