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The Nunn-McCurdy Act and defense spending overruns

Caroline L. Willems

The Nunn-McCurdy Act and defense spending overruns

by Caroline L. Willems

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Published by Nova Science Publisher"s in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Procurement,
  • Government purchasing,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Nathan T. Maes and Caroline L. Willems
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF851.A56 N86 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853093M
    ISBN 109781613247938
    LC Control Number2011017625

    Nunn-mccurdy Act And Defense Spending Overruns, Paperback By Maes, Nathan T. $ Aviation Foreign Internal Defense In Vietnam By Nathan A. White Finally we found that the acquisition reforms of the Nunn–McCurdy Act of , the Packard Commission Recommendations of and the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of resulted in significant reductions in procurement cost overruns.

    The Nunn-McCurdy statute did not use the terms “significant” or “criti cal” to describe the cost growth thresholds until , when the statute was amended by section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year , Pub. L. No.   Under the Budget Control Act, this spending should have been capped at $ billion. The $ billion proposed for the budget is, however, only the beginning of the story.

    A new Congressional Research Service report looks at the Nunn-McCurdy Act, the law that requires the Defense Department "to report to Congress whenever a major defense acquisition program experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds.".   Under the Nunn–McCurdy Act, major acquisition programs with significant cost overruns must be reported to Congress. A “Nunn–McCurdy breach” is .


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Maes, Edited by Caroline L. Willems] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Nunn-McCurdy Act & Defense Spending Overruns (Defense, Security and Strategies) (Paperback) - Common. Nunn-McCurdy Act & Defense Spending Overruns by Nathan T.

Maes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service Summary The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. §) requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress whenever a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds.

Download Citation | The Nunn-McCurdy Act and defense spending overruns | For almost thirty years, the Nunn-McCurdy Act has served as one of the principal mechanisms for notifying Congress of cost. Nunn-McCurdy Act & Defense Spending Overruns Defense, Security and Strategies: : Nathan T.

Maes, Caroline L. Willems: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda. On Sept. 8,Pres. Ronald Reagan signed into law the DoD Authorization Act which included what has come to be known as the Nunn-McCurdy (NM) Act. The NM Act requires DoD to report to Congress whenever a major defense acquisition program experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds.

Contents of this report: (1) Intro. A program that has cost growth that exceeds any of these thresholds is said to have a Nunn-McCurdy breach and must notify Congress of the breach. This book analyses the background and issues for Congress of the Nunn-McCurdy Act and defence spending overruns.

The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. § ) requires the DoD to report to Congress whenever a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experiences cost overruns that exceed certain purpose of the act is to help control cost growth in major defense systems by holding the appropriate Pentagon officials and defense contractors publicly accountable and responsible for.

Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. § ). The Nunn-McCurdy Act requires DOD to report to Congress whenever a major defense acquisition program experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds. The purpose of the act was to help control cost growth in major defense.

This testimony discusses tools available to minimize Department of Defense (DOD) cost overruns and our recent work on the Nunn-McCurdy process.

For nearly 30 years, the statutory provision known as Nunn-McCurdy has been a tool for Congress to use to hold DOD accountable for cost growth on major defense programs.

The purpose of the statute was to provide Congress greater. Buy The Nunn-McCurdy Act & Defense Spending Overruns (Defense, Security and Strategies) UK ed.

by Nathan T. Maes, Caroline L. Willems (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Passed inthe Nunn-McCurdy Act established reporting requirements for the Department of Defense, or DOD, when a MDAP, or a designated major sub-program of one, experiences cost overruns that exceed specific thresholds beyond original or current baseline estimates.

The act established a mechanism for notifying Congress of these cost overruns. Buy The Nunn-McCurdy Act & Defense Spending Overruns (Defense, Security and Strategies) (Paperback) - Common by Edited by Nathan T.

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Willems Edited by Nathan T. Maes. The Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service Summary The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C.

§) requires DOD to report to Congress whenever a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experiences cost overruns. The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. ) requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress whenever a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds.

A program whose cost growth exceeds the statutory thresholds is said to have a Nunn-McCurdy are two types of breaches: significant breaches and critical breaches. The Nunn–McCurdy Act of was enacted by Congress in an attempt to control the spending of the Department of Defense and to force the DoD to provide information to Congress when a major program experiences significant cost overruns.

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Former Comptroller General David Walker said that the Pentagon has “a long-standing track record of over-promising and under-delivering with virtual impunity.” 33 Congress has made some attempts to control defense cost overruns.

The Nunn-McCurdy Act of requires DoD to alert Congress if a major project has cost growth above certain. Full text of "R The Nunn-McCurdy Act Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress" See other formats Congressional Research Service Informing the legislative debate since The Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress Moshe Schwartz Specialist in Defense Acquisition March 3, Congressional Research Service R CRS .The Nunn–McCurdy Amendment or Nunn–McCurdy Provision, introduced by Senator Sam Nunn and Congressman Dave McCurdy in the United States Defense Authorization Act and made permanent inis designed to curtail cost growth in American weapons procurement programs.

It requires notification to the United States Congress if the cost per unit goes more than 25% beyond what was.Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress [ ] [open pdf - 2 MB] "The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. §) requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress whenever a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experiences cost overruns that exceed certain thresholds.