The Mechanics and Value of Competition for Major Weapon Systems

April, 2011
IDA document: P-4678
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Cost Analysis and Research Division
James R. Dominy, Scot A. Arnold, Colin M. Doyle, Brandon R. Gould, Bruce R. Harmon,Susan L. Rose, Robert W. Thomas, Karen W. Tyson See more authors
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of competition on the acquisition of Major Defense Acquisition Programs. The assessment is based on case studies and previous analytic studies of the impact of competitive acquisition processes on the acquisition of major weapons systems.